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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Easy-to-follow checklists to help with the responsibilities of operating a registered charity
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Applying for registration
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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
Revoking registered status
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