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Charity and Not-For-Profit

Imagine Canada, an organization which helps charities strengthen their operations and succeed through special programs and resources, states that Canada’s charitable and non-profit sector is the 2nd largest in the world, the Netherlands’ is the largest, representing $135 billion or 8.1% of the GDP (larger than the oil and gas or finance industries). AUDAXLAW recognizes the pivotal role that charities and not-for-profits play not only in Canada’s economy but also, and most importantly, in shaping our country’s character; for this reason, we can confidently counsel and provide legal services to organizations, including churches, in the sector.

From incorporations to fundraising, the following is a comprehensive list of the services we provide:

  • Incorporations and Organization of Charities, Not-for-Profit and Churches
  • Application for Charitable registration and registered charity legal and tax compliance
  • Compliance with annual corporation requirements – meetings, minutes and filing Corporate Governance
  • Continuance under new corporate legislation
  • Directors’ and Officers’ duties and liabilities
  • Donor, Sponsorship and Joint Venture Agreements
  • Regulatory and Compliance matters
  • Fundraising