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Third party penalties in Income Tax Act do not attract Charter protection: Supreme Court of Canada affirms Federal Court of Appeal decision in Guindon v. Canada
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 14 2015

On July 31, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Guindon v. Canada. At issue was whether the third party penalties in section


Department of Finance releases draft legislation to implement changes to charitable bequests
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • 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 comments on NPOs and Community Contribution Companies
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 28 2013

As reported in previous issues of this Newsletter, Canada is seeing the development of new corporate forms designed specifically to accommodate


Speech by Director General of the Charities Directorate is published online
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • 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


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


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


CRA releases new guidance on the promotion of health and charitable registration
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2013

On August 27, 2013 the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") released CG-021, a new Guidance that sets out CRA's interpretation of the law pertaining to the


Human Resources and Skills Development Canada releases report on National Call for Concepts for Social Finance
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 31 2013

Earlier this month, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada released a Report on its National Call for Concepts for Social Finance. The Call


CRA comments on donations of depreciable property
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2012

A recent CRA technical interpretation provides a useful review of the rules surrounding donations of depreciable property


Finance Committee releases public recommendations for 2014 Budget
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2013

The Standing Committee on Finance has published copies of the recommendations it received from the public as part of its annual Pre-Budget