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The Law of Charitable and Not-for-Profit Organizations, Third Edition

This book provides an overview of the laws governing charitable and not-for-profit organizations in Canada.

You’ll find out how to determine the best legal structure for a particular organization, the legislative requirements for and processing of, applications for letters patent, what constitutes legitimate charitable and not-for-profit objects and how the major taxing statutes apply to charitable and not-for-profit organizations.

The Third Edition features:
  • Review of CICA accounting principles for not-for-profits adopted after the last edition
  • Review of the new application form for registration as a charity and some changes in the Income Tax Act
  • Updates on types of legal structures and incorporation to reflect changes at federal and provincial levels
  • Discussion of recent changes regarding the issue of “due diligence” and the role of directors arising from the Broadbent Report
Endorsed by the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy.

Written by Donald J. Bourgeois. Published by Butterworths, 2002.
Catalogue No. 0-433-43103-2
Price $165.00
Format Hardcover
Pages 595
Language English only
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