April, 8, 2013 (Toronto, ON) – Law Times – Flow-through share donation financing alive and well
When the federal government introduced changes in its June 2011 budget curtailing the capital gains exemption on flow-through shares donated to charities, there was a widespread belief...
March 20, 2013 (Ottawa, ON) – The Hill Times – Economic, social value of flow-through share gifting should not be underestimated
While the CRA’s efforts to stem the activities of these malicious gifting tax shelter schemes are absolutely justified...
December 19, 2012 – Canada Revenue Agency Confirms Flow Through Share Donation Programs Excluded from Warning on Gifting Tax Shelter Schemes
CRA Responds to PearTree Financial Services' Request for Clarification of Publicly Issued Statement.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has confirmed that flow through share gifting arrangements are specifically not included in the category of gifting arrangements which were the subject of a news release issued by the federal government agency on Oct. 30, 2012, entitled, in part, “Protecting Canadians from gifting tax shelter schemes”.