charity

Why it Makes Sense to Donate Your Investments to Charity

2017-02-22T14:21:40+00:00

Canadians commonly donate cash to charities; however, the Canada Revenue Agency recognizes more than just donations of cash.  In fact, a range of gifts qualify for the Charitable Tax Credits.  Donations of ecologically sensitive land, certified cultural property, capital property, personal-use property, inventory, and most notably securities qualify as well. If you own securities

Why it Makes Sense to Donate Your Investments to Charity2017-02-22T14:21:40+00:00

How to Claim Charitable Tax Credits on Your U.S. Donations

2017-01-04T15:01:47+00:00

Canada is quite generous when it comes to rewarding those who donate. Whether you make provincial or federal political contributions, or donate to registered Canadian charities in the form of cash, securities or cultural property, you earn valuable Charitable Tax Credits that help offset your taxes owing. So, are you extended the same reward if you donate

How to Claim Charitable Tax Credits on Your U.S. Donations2017-01-04T15:01:47+00:00

Supersize Your Donation With the First-Time Donor’s Super Credit

2016-12-21T15:52:56+00:00

It is commonly agreed that giving is a good thing.  The Canadian government is endorsing this giving model by continually rewarding charitable taxpayers with valuable tax incentives.  In 2013 the federal government introduced the First-Time Donor’s Super Credit (FDSC). As the name implies, the credit is only available to first-time charitable donors.  You are

Supersize Your Donation With the First-Time Donor’s Super Credit2016-12-21T15:52:56+00:00

Charitable Donations Can Help You Save on Your Taxes

2016-11-16T14:02:15+00:00

A 2015 Statistics Canada report revealed that 82{cae2521f64dcff784c511b644c6cc8c98f9594c79acdd41ba953a724385391e5} of Canadians made financial donations totalling $12.8 billion to charitable or non-charitable organisations in 2013.   Giving where it counts makes a difference not just to those in need, but also for you come tax time.  The federal government offers tax benefits, like the Charitable Donation Tax Credit

Charitable Donations Can Help You Save on Your Taxes2016-11-16T14:02:15+00:00