Canadian Charity Law Association webinars

July 10, 2014 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News

The Canadian Charity Law Association is presenting some webinars.  For more information see: www.charitylawassociation.ca or https://www.facebook.com/CanadianCharityLawAssociation

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Charitable Receipting – The Do’s and Don’ts with Mark Blumberg 

Join us for a webinar on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:00 PM EDT. 

Register now! at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7384903192754270466 

Canadian charities issue approximately $13 billion in receipts each year. According to CRA most charities do not receipt correctly. 

Topics covered in this presentation include: 
• When are charities are allowed to issue official donation receipts (“tax receipts”)?
• Top receipting mistakes 
• Review of information required on official charitable tax receipts 
• What is a gift?
• Is the donation a gift? 
• Is there is an obligation to issue receipts? 
• Who is the donor? 
• What is the eligible amount of gift and how to determine fair market value? 
• What is split receipting and how does it affect galas, golf and other fundraisers? 
• How to correct or replace official donation receipts? 
• Use of computer generated and e-mail receipts? 
• Problems, abuses and consequences of improper receipts 
• CRA’s sample official donation receipts 


Mark Blumberg is a partner at the law firm Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto and works almost exclusively with Canadian non-profits and registered charities on compliance issues. Mark is also the editor of at www.CanadianCharityLaw.ca – a Canadian charity law website and www.globalphilanthropy.ca™ – a Canadian website dedicated to news about the Canadian charitable sector as well as legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities operating in Canada or abroad. 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This webinar is offered by the Canadian Charity Law Association and it is provided on a complimentary basis. Space is limited.

PAST WEBINARS

Here is the first webinar on July 8:

Please register for "Federal Non-Profit Corporations and the CNCA continuance - October 17 is around the corner!" on Jul 8, 2014 12:00 PM EDT at: 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4710246600171476738

Federally incorporated charities and non-profit organizations have until October 17, 2014 to complete the transition to the Canada Not-for-profit Organizations Act. Failure to do so will result in dissolution. This session is intended for directors, staff and volunteers of organizations that have not yet completed the transition process. It will provide an overview of the Act and will explain the steps that must be taken before October 17 to obtain a Certificate of Continuance from Corporations Canada. 

Richard Bridge is a lawyer based in Nova Scotia whose practice is dedicated to charities and non-profit organizations across Canada.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This webinar is offered by the Canadian Charity Law Association and it is provided on a complimentary basis. Space is limited.

Do you require legal advice with respect to Canadian or Ontario non-profits or charities?

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Charity Lawyer Mark Blumberg

Mark Blumberg is a partner at the law firm of Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto and works almost exclusively in the areas of non-profit and charity law.

mark@blumbergs.ca
416.361.1982
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