New free Charities Information Sessions registration announced by the Charities Directorate

April 23, 2012 | 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

The Charities Directorate of CRA does Charities Information Sessions (which used to be called RoadShows).  The registration for new sessions has been announced and you can register at: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/chrts-gvng/chrts/cmmnctn/sssns/nvttn-eng.html

Here is some information from the CRA website:


“Charities Information Sessions registration The Charities Information Sessions are offered to all registered charities. These free sessions are an excellent opportunity for your treasurer, new board members, or volunteers to learn about your charity’s legal obligations.

The following topics will be presented this year:

•Gifting and receipting
•Gifting to other organizations
•Maintaining direction and control of resources
•Keeping books and records
•Filing the Registered Charity Information Return (T3010)
•Revised fundraising guidance
•Provincial presentations (in some cities)
You must register on-line as seating is limited. If you are having difficulty registering, call 1-800-267-2384, and a client services officer will be pleased to help you.

This year’s Charities Information Sessions will be held in the spring (May and June) and the fall (September and October).”

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