Tax time is coming. Can I claim charitable tax credits for my gifts? (Part 2)

In my previous Legal Matters article on this topic I told you about how much Canadians get behind their charities (to the tune of $15.7 billion annually) but how some contributions to charity (services, directed gifts and pledges) give you less bang for your buck at tax time.

Wade in the news - The Hamilton Spectator

Police Board Chair Ferguson disciplined over comments on inciden involving Councillor.

Tax time is coming. Can I claim charitable tax credits for my gifts?

Canadians love to reduce their taxes by giving to charity.  Canadian charities receipted a whopping $15.7 billion dollars in donations in the last year that such figures were published.

Wade in the News - CBC - January 2018

Hamilton police board chair disciplined for 'unfortunate,' 'unfair' comments

Wade in the News - January 2018

 Controversial Autism Centre plan dropped for Queen Street Mansion.
 

Judicial criticism of the Reid interrogation: a call for change

Judicial criticism of the Reid interrogation: a call for change

Judges and juries not bound to theories of defence, prosecution

Neither judges nor juries are bound to follow theories of the Crown or the defence if there is evidence that could support a conviction on a different basis than that offered by counsel, Hamilton criminal lawyer Jeffrey Manishen tells CHCH.

Bill 148 - Advocate Daily

Bill 148 could inhibit job growth.

Wade in the News - CBC 25 November 2017

Bell's 'Let's Talk' campaign rings hollow for employees suffering panic attacks, vomiting and anxiety

Veganism protected as a creed from discrimination

I am vegan and my employer requires that I wear leather boots as part of the uniform. I have asked to wear different footwear which respect my chosen lifestyle but they have refused, what can I do?