Who we are

The Charities Directorate is responsible for all program activities related to the provisions of the Income Tax Act regarding qualified donees, including registered charities, registered Canadian amateur athletic associations (RCAAA), registered national arts service organizations (RNASO), registered journalism organizations (RJO), and federal political parties (contributions to registered political parties or to a candidate at a federal election).

In particular, the Directorate is responsible for:

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote compliance with the income tax legislation and regulations relating to charities through education, quality service, and responsible enforcement, thereby contributing to the integrity of the charitable sector and the social well-being of Canadians.

Our Vision

The Charities Directorate will be recognized and respected by charities, stakeholders, and the Canadian public for its integrity, fairness, knowledge, and innovative service delivery resulting in client-oriented service and compliance.

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