Topics: News, What's New from the Charities Directorate of CRA, Canadian Charity Law, Global Giving, Ethics and Canadian Charities, Avoiding 'Charity' Scams
Abusive tax schemes involving tax havens or secrecy jurisdictions undermine our tax system and all the program that are supported by taxes - not to mention impose additional burden on other taxpayers. I thought that this sentence from the CRA publication on “Using Tax Havens to Avoid Paying Taxes -Worth the Risk?” is interesting that “For tax shelters that involve gifting, CRA audits have determined that 96% of these arrangements make use of tax havens.” Here is the file rc4507- “Using Tax Havens to Avoid Paying Taxes -Worth the Risk?”
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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.