Canada Customs and Revenue Agency

Charities Directorate

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Description The Charities Directorate is responsible for all program activities related to the provisions of the Income Tax Act regarding registered charities, Registered Canadian Amateur Athletic Associations (RCAAAs), Registered National Arts Service Organizations (RNASOs) and federal political parties (contributions to registered political parties or to a candidate at a federal election). 
 
In particular, the Directorate is responsible for: 
 
- reviewing applications for registration as a charity, RCAAA or RNASO; 
- providing information, guidance and advice on maintaining registered status; 
- ensuring that registered organizations comply with registration requirements through a balanced program of education, service, and responsible enforcement; 
-developing policy and providing information, communication, and education programs for the charitable sector and for donors; 
- engaging with the charitable sector, other government departments, and other levels of government; and 
- supporting the Canada Revenue Agency's role in combating the financing of terrorism in support of the Charities Registration (Security Information) Act.
Dates Year round
Hours You can contact a representative Monday to Friday (except statutory holidays) between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., local time
Languages English ; French
Location
Areas Served Canada
Toll Free Phone 1-800-267-2384
Contact
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/canrevagency
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/CanRevAgency
Mailing Address c/o Charities Directorate, Canada Revenue Agency 
Ottawa, ON K1A 0L5
Website www.cra-arc.gc.ca/chrts-gvng/chrts/cntct/cntct-eng.html
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Subjects Charitable status

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