As accountants and trusted advisors for many not-for-profit organizations and charities, we share your goal of a successful audit. Here are our tips for a successful not-for-profit audit: Review all lease agreements and leasehold improvements. Make sure all leases are readily available for the auditors, especially any new leases signed during the year. Any tenant […]
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This article is from the quarterly Canadian Overview, a newsletter produced by the Canadian member firms of Moore North America. These articles are meant to pursue our mission ofbeing the best partner in your success by keeping you aware of the latest business news. The Canadian Income Tax Act defines a non-profit organization as “a club, society or […]
While cash gifts are the most common form of charitable donation, it’s also possible to make a “donation in-kind,” which is the transferring of assets. When you make a donation in-kind, you are considered to have disposed of the donated property at its current fair market value. If the current value of the donated […]
According to the Income Tax Act, you need to keep business tax records for a minimum of six years from the end of the taxation year to which the records and books relate. If You Want to Correctly Keep Business Tax Records in Canada, You Should Have All: Sales Invoices Contracts and Guarantees Loan agreements […]
The new Societies Act became effective November 28, 2016. Not-for-profit organizations (NFPOs) formed under the old Society Act were given two years to transition to the new Societies Act. Effected BC NFPOs must transition to the new Societies Act and to a new online filing system called “Societies Online” by November 28, 2018.
The season of giving has arrived! You may be thinking of making some final charitable donations for 2017. Many are inspired to give back to the community by donating to charitable organizations. As you embrace the giving spirit by making donations, keep in mind the tax benefits available to you. Eligible Donations Donations are eligible […]