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New OECD recommendations may affect not-for-profit organizations

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • September 30 2014

Over the past few years, the issue of "tax avoidance" has dominated agendas at both Canadian and international tax conferences. The issue has also

CRA sends CNCA notices

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 30 2014

As we hope you know from reading previous issues, the Canada Corporations Act has been repealed and replaced by the Canada Not-for-Profit

Canada weighs in on social impact investing: highlights from the report of the National Advisory Committee

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 30 2014

A major outcome of the 2013 G8 summit was the launch of the Social Impact Investment Taskforce (the "Taskforce"). Comprised of over 200 people from

Department of Finance releases draft legislation to implement changes to charitable bequests

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 30 2014

On August 29th, the Department of Finance released draft legislation to implement changes proposed in the 2014 Budget with respect to charitable

CRA releases Guidance on ineligible individual rules

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 29 2014

On August 27, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) released CG-024, a Guidance outlining CRA's interpretation and intended enforcement approach to the

Proposed revisions to the British Columbia Society Act

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 29 2014

In early August of 2014, the British Columbia Ministry of Finance released a White Paper containing policy recommendations for a new Society Act to

Supreme Court of New Zealand finds that political purposes can be charitable

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, New Zealand
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  • August 29 2014

On August 6, 2014, the Supreme Court of New Zealand allowed an appeal by Greenpeace of New Zealand Inc. ("Greenpeace"), finding generally that an

U.K. Charity Commission decision in the Human Dignity Trust overturned implications of the decision

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 31 2014

A decision of the UK First-Tier Tribunal (Charity) has been released that will be of interest to charities in Canada, particularly those engaged in

ONCA delayed until 2016

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 31 2014

The Ontario government has confirmed that the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) is not expected to be in force until 2016. The ONCA was passed

Speech by Director General of the Charities Directorate is published online

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 31 2014

At the 2014 National Charity Law Symposium held on May 23, 2014, Cathy Hawara, the Director General of the CRA Charities Directorate, gave a speech