Friday, June 23, 2017

Blumberg, Canadian Registered Charities Revoked as a Result of Audit 1992-2017

Blumbergs-0928_crop_small_175_175_c1_c_cMark Blumberg (Blumberg Segal LLP) has put together a list, with relevant links, of all 447 Canadian registered charities that have had their charity status revoked by the Charities Directorate of the Canada Revenue Service over the past 25 years. For anyone interested in seeing what types of activities get Canadian charities into trouble with the federal tax authorities, this list could be invaluable. I am not aware of a similar compilation with respect to the IRS in the United States, although Terri Lynn Helge (Texas A&M) has an article in the Pittsburgh Tax Review (Rejecting Charity: Why the IRS Denies Tax Exemption to 501(c)93) Applicants) that looks at IRS denials of applications for recognition of exemption as a charity under section 501(c)(3).

Hat tip: globalphilanthropy.ca.

Lloyd Mayer

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/2017/06/blumberg-canadian-registered-charities-revoked-as-a-result-of-audit-1992-2017.html

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