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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


Liberal Government Increases Top Tax Rates and Adjusts the Charitable Tax Credit at the Same Time!
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 3 2016

On December 7, 2015, the Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, confirmed the intention of the Liberal Government to move ahead with their proposal to


Lockie v. The Queen
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 31 2010

In Lockie v The Queen, the Tax Court of Canada considered the appropriate determination of fair market value of certain items donated pursuant to a donation arrangement


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


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


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


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


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


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