Charitable Tax Receipts

Here’s a list of some of the charities using e-receipts and why it’s worth rummaging through your old email messages to find them.

An Exploration of the Many Ways of Giving

Have you ever been the bully, the bullied or the bystander during a United Way campaign? Read on for this and other articles about charity and volunteer contributions.

A Plea to Buy Canadian When Enjoying Life’s Little Luxuries

Sometimes sourcing goods internationally is the only sensible thing to do but when buying beyond the basics it’s worth supporting a local artist.

It’s Time to Start Shopping for Christmas. Seriously! At Least if You Like to Give

Why does it matter that toothpaste and liquid soap are on significant sale three months before December?

Can I Claim a Charitable Tax Deduction Credit for a Donation Made Outside of Canada?

Curious about whether your charitable contributions to organizations outside of Canada can be claimed on your Schedule 9? Here’s some details I ferreted out, including whether you can claim your donation to the Palmer College of Chiropractic-West in San Jose or only to the Palmer College of Chiropractic-West in Sunnyvale. (Only one is eligible this year.)

Quick Tips about Donations to Charity

What to do about unrequested gifts, which scams to be aware of, and how to keep florally slender.

Look for Oddball Opportunities to Give the Most to Charity for the Least Cost

Consider these less common ways to optimize donations and minimize costs of contributing to charity.

Optimize your Donations to Charity: Take Advantage of Taxes

How to take maximum advantage of the charitable tax credit and of the capital gains tax exemption.

Maximize the Benefit of your Donations to Charity: Helping Food Banks Feed the Most

What’s the optimum way to fund a food bank and why.

Four Overlooked Benefits of Charitable Donations and the Charitable Tax Credit

The tax credit for a charitable donation is well known, but there are some other factors to consider that increase the benefit.