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Canada Revenue Agency announces new program to help charities meet obligations

Friday, December 22, 2017 @ 9:07 AM | By Jacqueline Demczur and Terrance Carter

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has announced the launch of a new initiative, the Charities Education Program. It says the program, which was announced on Nov. 6, 2017, is intended to provide early support and guidance to registered charities “that will help them comply with their obligations, and to answer any questions they may have regarding their activities, the maintenance of their books and records, and the filing of their annual information return.”

Currently, only limited information about the Charities Education Program (CEP) has been made...