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Charitable gift donation credit to a non-qualified donee is not a Charter Right

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 10 2013

Have you ever wondered whether claiming a tax deduction for a charitable gift to a non-qualified donee is a Charter Right? The Tax Court of Canada

Federal Court of Appeal extends time for publication of notice of revocation of registered charity status for religious school

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 9 2013

In a newly released decision of the Federal Court of Appeal ("Court"), Cheder Chabad v Minister of National Revenue, a registered charity under the

Court criticises CRA for delaying assessment of donation shelter donations

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 31 2013

In a recent case, the Federal Court confirmed that the CRA is obliged to examine and assess a tax return with "all due dispatch" even if the taxpayer

Prescient Foundation v. M.N.R.

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 31 2013

On May 1, 2013 the Federal Court of Appeal delivered its judgement in Prescient Foundation v. M.N.R.: 2013 FCA 120. The judgement was delivered by Mr

When is an unwritten rule an enforceable one?

  • Lawson Lundell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 30 2012

Societies are generally groups of like-minded people who form a voluntary association for a particular purpose

Court finds fundraiser guilty of fraud

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 31 2012

Adam Gour stands charged that "...between the 1st day of September in the year 2009 and the 30th day of November in the year 2009, at the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, and elsewhere in the Province of Ontario, he did by deceit, falsehood or other fraudulent means defraud the people of Ontario the sum in excess of $5000.00..." (R. v. Gour, 2012 ONSC 4082, para. 1

Court strikes down another leveraged donation plan

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 9 2012

In the recent case of Kossow v. the Queen (2012 TCC 325), the Tax Court of Canada examined another so-called “leveraged donation plan”, and relied on a recent Federal Court of Appeal decision to deny the tax benefit claimed by the donor

Recent case reminds charities about the risks with false donation receipts

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 30 2012

The recent decision of the Tax Court of Canada in Grosset v. The Queen offers a reminder to charities and their donors to beware the risks involved with false receipts

Court upholds Diocese’s control of property

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 30 2012

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently decided a case involving two groups that each claimed to be the proper trustees of the property of a congregation of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Canada (the “Diocese”

Swim lessons and religion: the Federal Court of Appeal rejects amendment to pleadings to raise charter issue in Fluevog v. The Queen

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • June 27 2012

On December 5, 2011, the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision in John Fluevog v. The Queen