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Tax treatment of the provision of rent-free leases to charity
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2013

Charities are occasionally offered the opportunity to use the property of another person free of charge. This may include the provision of rent-free


CRA comments on the donation of shares to a public foundation
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2013

In a recent advanced income tax ruling request, CRA discussed whether the transfer of 100 of the voting common shares of a taxable Canadian


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


What counts as a donor benefit? A recent case on scholarships
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 29 2010

In January 2010, the Tax Court of Canada released its decision in Coleman v. M.N.R


Client awarded judgment against accountant who advised in favour of donation tax shelter scheme
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2010

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently awarded approximately $45,000 to two individuals who sued their accountant for advising them to participate in a donation tax shelter arrangement and for taking secret commissions in respect of the scheme


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


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 comments on tax treatment of fundraising event organized by an individual
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2014

A technical interpretation published recently by the CRA addresses the tax treatment of fundraising events organized by individuals. While many of


New CRA resources
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2014

The CRA Charities Directorate has released new resources in 2014 that will be of interest to charities and their donors. New Videos on Political


CRA releases updated guidance on community economic development: expands acceptable program related investments
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 30 2012

On July 26, CRA released CG-014, an updated Guidance on community economic development activities and charitable registration