Monthly Archives: June 2013

Donations help people to lower their taxes?

I was asked many times: if I help a church or a registered charity with volunteer work can I get some benefit from this? A contribution of service, that is, of time, skills or efforts does not qualify as a gift or gift in kind for purposes of issuing official donation receipts. If you made

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Non-for-profit (NPO) organisations has to file tax return or not?

Do non-for-profit (NPO) organizations have to file tax returns? What are the consequences? I was asked this question by people who represent churches or different associations to which I will refer them in this article as NPOs. See bellow what Canada Revenue Agency is saying about the obligation of filing the tax returns for NPOs.

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