By: Sukhdeep Singh Sembi This past month Corporations Canada hosted their annual Client Engagement Session in Ottawa, where their senior staff conversed with members of the public. Their annual meeting aimed to update the private sector on their activities of the year past, highlighting important successes, problem areas and prospective changes in the administration of […]
Community Interest Corporations and Community Contribution Companies
By: Sukhdeep Singh Sembi As our readers know the new government has taken steps to revamp the restrictions on political activities by charities, by dismantling the political activities audit program and by promising a new approach following consultation with the public and members of the charities industry. It is important however to note that […]
Act Now or Forever Hold Your Political Activities Peace!
By: Sukhdeep Singh Sembi Following the dissolution, earlier this year, of the political activities audit program, the CRA wishes to receive input from the public in order to modernize the rules regarding political activities for charities. The process will consist of email submissions and in-person consultations with representatives from the charity sector moderated by an […]
CRA releases infograph to assist Charities with annual filings
By: Sukhdeep Singh Sembi The continued effort to simplify correspondence to taxpayers from the CRA has recently resulted in the agency publishing an infograph to help charities understand when their annual filings are due. Charities must file the T3010 information return within six months of its fiscal year-end. The process is slightly more complicated when […]