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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


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 releases updated fundraising guidance
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2012

CRA has just released an updated version of its guidance on fundraising activities by registered charities


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 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 releases updated information re application procedures
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2012

In July 2012, CRA released an updated summary of its procedures when dealing with an application for charitable registration


NPO update
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 29 2013

Over the past several months, CRA has released two technical interpretations commenting on aspects of the tax exemption for non-profit organizations


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 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


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