CRA releases list of “municipal or public body performing a function of government in Canada”

January 05, 2014 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News, What's New from the Charities Directorate of CRA, Canadian Charity Law

There is a category of qualified donee, ie. organizations that can issue tax receipts, called “municipal or public body performing a function of government in Canada”.  This group is largely first nations bands but also could include school districts or certain other types of entities.  CRA has just released the list and it contains 60 groups.  Hopefully the number will rise.  It is important for Aboriginal groups that need funding from foundations or wish to issue official donation receipts for gifts consider obtaining this status.  Here is a list of “municipal or public body performing a function of government in Canada”:


For the most up-to-date list see: List of municipal or public bodies performing a function of government in Canada registered as qualified donees

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