Searching the CRA’s new website at Canada.ca made easy

There are over 2.5m pages on the Government of Canada's website and only a few thousand deal with registered charities.   Here are some…

Upcoming Blumbergs’ Events for 2018 – Bootcamp, T3010 and Receipting

Understanding legal compliance for registered charities is not easy but Blumbergs is offering exciting new upcoming events in 2018 that will…

Exciting functionality being added to CharityData.ca

We are adding some exciting new functionality with CharityData.ca. First, it is easy to see what gifts a Canadian registered charity gives to another…

What type of charities were audited by CRA under the political activity program

Here is a CRA document we recently received through the ATIP system What type of charities were audited by CRA under the political activity…

More ways to sort Canadian registered charity data at www.charitydata.ca

Blumbergs has created the largest Canadian registered charity information portal at www.charitydata.ca with up to 13 years information on every…

Statistics Canada says total Canadian donations down in 2016

Statistics Canada has reported that "Total donations reported by Canadian tax filers fell to $8.9 billion in 2016, down 2.7%…

Our directory of top resources for Canadian registered charities

Over the last 10 or more years, we have published over 2500 blog posts.  Except for a few avid readers, that might be a little overwhelming so…

CRA Charities Directorate Audit Statistics

In a presentation to E&Y Gary Huenemoeder of the Charities Directorate provided certain updated audit statistics for 2016-2017 which shows the…

CRA has just released it’s 2018 T3010 annual return form for Canadian registered charities

CRA has just released the 2018 T3010 Registered Charity Information Return.  The T3010 is a form that Canadian registered charities need to…

US changes to tax code could mean big problems for US charities

The US House and Senate are looking at major changes to the tax code that could have a significant impact on US donors and whether they receive…

Third-party civil penalty disclosure from CRA – 164m in penalties from 2009 – 2016

CRA has provided information through ATIP on third-party civil penalties from 2009 to 2016.  The number of completed third-party…

Blumbergs’ Snapshot of the Ontario Charity Sector 2015

We have just released the Blumbergs’ Snapshot of the Ontario Charity Sector 2015.We recently reviewed the T3010 Registered Charity…

Upcoming CPA Ontario charity programs with Mark Blumberg

Mark Blumberg will be delivering two upcoming Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) charity programs:  Charity…

Online T3010 filing for charities is coming in 2018

CRA has recently announced that starting in late 2018, registered charities will be able to file their annual Form T3010, Registered Charity…

Corporations Canada is finalizing the dissolution of old CCA Federal non-profit corporations

Corporations Canada of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada has been dissolving non-profit corporations that are under the Canada…

Which Canadian charities had the highest expenditures in 2015?

In this note Which Canadian charities had the highest expenditures in 2015? we list Canadian registered charities that spent over $10 million…

Charities, Regulation and Donors – some international perspectives from the CCLA

The Canadian Charity Law Association (CCLA) is pleased to present: Charities, Regulation and Donors - some international perspectives on June 22,…

Some of the Canadian charities that spend the most on political activities?

In this article Some of the Canadian charities that spend the most on political activities? I have not only listed some of the…

Which Canadian charities had the biggest revenue in 2015?

In this note Which Canadian charities had the biggest revenue in 2015? we cover the charities that received over $10 million in their 2015 fiscal…

Which Canadian charities had the largest assets in 2015?

In this note Which Canadian charities had the largest assets in 2015? it identifies Canadian charities that had assets of over $10 million as…

Largest Gifts from Canadian Charities to Foreign Qualified Donees for 2015

There are over 294,000 records of Canadian charities gifting to qualified donees in total (both within and outside of Canada).  We reviewed the…

Largest Gifts from Canadian Charities to other Qualified Donees for 2015

Here is a article "Largest Gifts from Canadian Charities to other Qualified Donees for 2015" with a list of all gifts over $1,000,000 from the 2015…

Canadian Registered Charities Revoked as a result of Audit from 1992-2017

Over the past 25 years there have been 447 Canadian registered charities that the Charities Directorate of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has…

Total revenue received from all sources outside Canada by Canadian Registered Charities in 2015

Here is an article entitled Total revenue received from all sources outside Canada by Canadian Registered Charities in 2015 which lists the Canadian…