T3010 annual information: Permissible advocacy and political activities for registered charities: Directors' questions

Better understand steps your registered charity needs to take to ensure compliance and avoid penalties based on changes the federal government has made to the rules that govern permissible political activities pursued by registered charities.

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The Income Tax Act now raises the possibility of the imposition of penalties for charities who fail to comply with the rules and fail to properly report their expenditures on permitted political activities on the T3010 Annual Information Return filed with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

Board Bulletin: Advocacy and Political Activities – Questions for Directors to Ask helps directors of registered charities understand the rules on advocacy and permitted political activities to make sure your organization complies with the new rules.

Topics include:

  • permitted activities
  • the 10 per cent test
  • rules today


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