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Charitable Giving in Canada
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-5499-8
Product Type: Book
Number of Pages: Approximately 200 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2013-11-05
Publisher: Carswell
Availability: In Stock


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Charitable Giving In Canada is a practical new resource for anyone engaged in or interested in philanthropic activities. This book surveys the legal and other significant issues involved, making it a useful tool for professional advisors, charities, corporations and individuals.Among the legal, tax and administrative issues highlighted are:
  • The tax benefits of charitable giving
  • Issues with charitable receipting
  • Considerations in testamentary charitable giving
  • Various types and forms of charitable gifts
  • Issues pertaining to donor-restricted gifts
  • Documentation of charitable gifts
  • Due diligence practices for donors and charities
  • Corporate philanthropy issues
  • Strategies for involved donors
About the Author
Elena Hoffstein, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP.
Laura E. West is a partner in Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP's  Wealth Preservation Group. She is engaged in a general practice in the areas of wealth management, estates, trusts, charity and not-for-profit law. She advises clients with respect to wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care representation agreements, charitable giving, family business succession planning, corporate reorganizations and estate administration, as well as the establishment, governance and regulation of charities and non-profit organizations. She has taught Wills and Estates Planning at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law as an Adjunct Professor and she has lectured and written frequently on estate planning, charity and non-profit legal issues.
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