Here is a letter from CRA in French on charitable remainder trusts. According to the summary the letter discusses “1) Whether the gift of an interest in a trust will give rise to a tax credit pursuant to subsection 118.1(3)? 2) Whether the capital interest is non-qualified security?” The letter refers to the requirements in IT226R “Gift to a charity of a residual interest in real property or an equitable interest in a trust”.
Here is the CRA publication IT226R “Gift to a charity of a residual interest in real property or an equitable interest in a trust”
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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.