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/ Application for Charity Status
Step 1 of 2 - Application
Application for Registered Charity Status ($1690)
To get charitable status, the organization must apply to the CRA. This application is critical and must apply with certain procedures and corporation act, to have higher chances of getting approved. Our agency has a corporate lawyer and charted accountant who are expert on it and therefore, can apply on behalf of you. Once approved by CRA, you will receive a charitable registration number from CRA and can issue official donation receipts to those who donates to your organization for income tax purposes.
Do you have an order number with us?
Enter the order number
Note: Order number is available in your order confirmation email in the subject line.
Which purpose describes your organization the most?
Relief of poverty
Advancement on education
Advancement on religion
Other purpose that benefits the community
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What is registered charity?
Registered charities are charitable organizations, public foundations, or private foundations that are created and resident in Canada. They must use their resources for charitable activities and have charitable purposes that fall into either the relief of poverty or the advancement of education or the advancement of religion or other purposes that benefit the community.
What happens after this?
Once we receive your charity application order, our accountant will assess your application, contact you and then send you a suitable link to collect necessary information as per Canada Revenue Agency requirement. And then, the accountant will act as an assigned CRA representative for you. The accountant may send you a CRA link where you may provide consent to act on be half of you.
How long it takes to get charity status?
The first step is to register as a non-profit organization. Once the organization is registered, it may take around 4 months to 8 months depending on the activities of the organization and Canada Revenue Agency officer requirements.
What is relief of poverty?
Organizations established for the relief of poverty include orphanages, food banks, soup kitchens, as well as enterprises that supply low-cost rental housing, clothing, furniture, and appliances to the poor.
What is advancement of education
It has to be a purpose or activity as advancing education in the charitable sense if it involves formal training of the mind or formal instruction, or if it prepares a person for a career, or if it improves a useful branch of human knowledge. Example: establishing and operating schools, colleges, universities, and other similar institutions; providing scholarships, bursaries, and prizes for scholastic achievement etc.
What is advancement of religion
This category refers to promoting the spiritual teachings of a religious body, and maintaining the doctrines and spiritual observances on which those teachings are based. Example: establishing and maintaining buildings for worship and other religious use; organizing and providing religious instruction, and performing pastoral and missionary work.
7.2. Description of charitable activities
I can write it here
I will send by email
7.3. Describe your charitable activities
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What to write?
Write in your own language whatever the activities this organization will do and how they are related to the purpose you chose. Try to be as much specific as possible. Please note, our accountant will contact with you as per need and requirement basis.
Can I send by email
Yes. If you are not prepared or the writing is not ready yet, you send by email to us.
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