Part of being good stewards with our finances is making sure that we are in compliance with the rules and regulations that Canada Revenue Agency has laid out. Below are some CRA forms and articles regarding some common CRA requirements and benefits to help you.
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GST & Your Church
As a charity, your church may be able to claim a rebate to recover the GST/HST you paid on certain goods and services.
Registering Your Church for Charitable Status
Your church will need to register with Canada Revenue Agency for charitable status in order to issue official tax donation receipts.
Official Donation Receipts
Your church as a registered charity can issue official donation receipts to donors. There are a number of requirements...
Gifts to Your Church
How does Canada Revenue Agency define gift? What are "gifts-in-kind? What about gifts that are designated by the donor?
The Importance of Registering Your Charity
Churches need to know the importance of registering as a charity.
Clergy Residence Deduction
A person who is employed as a member of the clergy may be entitled to claim a clergy residence deduction in respect of his residence.
Church Payroll Checkup
Employment legislation varies from province to province and sometimes there are no standard answers.
The Church As A Canadian Registered Charity
Churches register for charitable status with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for the major purpose of advancing religion.