Registered charities and registered Canadian amateur athletic associations that are currently incorporated under Part II of the Canada Corporations Act need to apply for a certificate of continuance to transition to the Not-for-profit Corporations Act (NFP Act) by October 17, 2014, or risk losing their registered status.
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Browse the Alphabetical index of topics for charities.
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- Charities Listings
Search the online list of Canadian charities. View a charity's information return to learn about their finances and activities.
- How to get information about a charity
Search the listings, contact the charity, or make an information request
- Checklists for charities
Easy-to-follow checklists to help with the responsibilities of operating a registered charity
- Educational resources for charities
Information sessions, webinars, newsletters, educational programs offered by other organizations, a toolbox for directors, and resources for charities about political activities
- Applying for registration
How to apply, the review process, charitable purposes and activities, governing documents, questions and answers, and more
- Operating a registered charity
Information for directors/trustees about a charity's obligations under the Income Tax Act including filing the return, activities, receipts, spending requirement, books and records, making changes, and more
- Monitoring and auditing registered charities
How the CRA promotes compliance, audit information, non-compliance issues
- Revoking registered status
Types of revocation, consequences, revocation processes, revocation tax, requirements for re-registration, and more
- Policies and guidance
Summary policies, policy statements, policy commentaries, policies for consultation, case law, and statute law
- Charities-related forms and publications
- A to Z index of topics for charities
- Contact information
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