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Charities and political activities
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 13 2015

The past year has seen no shortage of articles suggesting that the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") selectively targets charities that engage in

Can a political purpose also be a charitable purpose? Perspectives on the impact of Re Greenpeace of New Zealand Inc. in Canada
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2014

A number of Canadian charities have recently come under scrutiny by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) regarding their charitable status. In Canada, a

Budget introduces new rules regarding political activities by registered charities
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2012

The Budget proposes new rules impacting the ability of charities to engage in political activities and requiring new disclosure rules on political activities

Charities, politics and lobbying
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2011

In Canada, registered charities can only carry on limited political activities

Federal court of appeal confirms pastoral agents not eligible for clergy residence deduction
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 29 2010

In the February 2009 edition of this newsletter we reported on the Tax Court of Canada decision in Proulx v. Her Majesty The Queen

Clergy residence deduction denied
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 31 2010

The CRA was recently asked to comment on whether an Executive Director of a charity was entitled to claim the clergy residence deduction made available in the Income Tax Act

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

Supporting foreign universities
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 25 2010

Foreign universities and schools that want to provide official tax receipts to support the efforts of their Canadian donors have a few options

Ian Gamble
  • Thorsteinssons LLP