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Top 20 Charity Law Issues for Canadian Registered Charities

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MacDonald Island Park

Grand Ballroom D

1 C.A. Knight Way

Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5C5

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This presentation provides plain language information and resources about the compliance obligations of Canadian registered charities. It also covers the top CRA concerns for Canadian registered charities including:

  • T3010 annual charity information returns
  • Official donation receipts
  • Staying within a charity’s legal objects
  • Corporate changes resulting from new non-profit corporate acts
  • Fundraising regulations and CRA’s Guidance on Fundraising
  • Complying with restricted gift requirements and changing those requirements
  • Grantmaking, locally and internationally
  • Changes to the disbursement quota and its impact on charities
  • Avoiding abusive charity tax schemes
  • Payments to directors
  • The importance of keeping adequate books and records
  • Allowable political activities of Canadian charities
  • Business activities and social enterprise by Canadian charities
  • How to handle a CRA charity audit
  • Important employment issues for Canadian charities
  • Top liability concerns for charities & directors of charities


If you are interested, we also invite you to register for the Networking Breakfast prior to this session for a chance to talk with the presenters and fellow attendees over light refreshments.


About the presenter:

Mark Blumberg B.A., LL.B., LL.M., TEP is a partner at the law firm Blumberg Segal LLP (Blumbergs) in Toronto and works almost exclusively with Canadian nonprofits and registered charities on compliance issues. Mark is the editor of CanadianCharityLaw.ca and globalphilanthropy.ca™ – two blogs dealing with Canadian charities and compliance issues. Mark has created the largest portal on Canadian charity statistics at charitydata.ca. Mark is quoted extensively in the media relating to charities and nonprofit governance and regulation.


Also see the links below for more May 29 sessions and events on charity and not-for-profit compliance:

  • Creating a Social Enterprise, Non-Profit or Registered Charity: Click here for the 1:30pm session and here for the 5:30pm session.

  • Voluntary Sector Incorporation and Compliance in Alberta - Promising Practices: Click here for the 1:30pm session and here for the 5:30pm session.

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Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5C5

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