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December 17, 2020

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CRA releases guidance on relief of poverty and charitable registration

Brittany Sud

On November 27, 2020, the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) released CG-029, a new Guidance on relief of poverty and charitable registration. This Guidance, which replaces Summary policy CSP-P03, Poverty, explains CRA’s administrative policy on charity law, including the criteria an...

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Policing fake news and other updates: CRA finalizes CG-027, Public policy dialogue and development activities by charities

Katrina Kairys

On November 27, 2020, Canada Revenue Agency’s (“CRA”) Charities Directorate announced the release of five new and updated administrative guidances. Among these guidances is CG-027, Public policy dialogue and development activities by charities (the “Guidance”), which provides CRA’s interpretation of...

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New CRA guidance on advancement of education and charitable registration

Jordyn Allan

As announced in our recent News Alert, the Canada Revenue Agency’s Charities Directorate announced the release of five new and updated guidance documents on November 27, 2020. This includes CG-030, Advancement of education and charitable registration (the “Guidance”). This new...

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CRA revises guidance on using an intermediary to carry on a charity’s activities within and outside of Canada

Brittany Sud, Gwenyth Stadig

On November 27, 2020, the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) released updated versions of CG-004, Guidance on using an intermediary to carry on a charity’s activities within Canada, and CG-002, Guidance on Canadian registered charities carrying on activities outside Canada. While...

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