Entries by KHGrandForks

Family Caregiver Amount

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has proposed a new Family Caregiver Amount for 2012 and subsequent years. This Family Caregiver amount will increase one of the following non-refundable tax credits by and additional $2,000 for each eligible dependant: spouse or common-law partner amount amount for an eligible dependant – amount for children under age 18 at […]

Children’s Art Credit

New for the 2011 taxation year is the Children’s Art Credit, which is similar to the Children’s Fitness Credit. You can claim a maximum of $500 per child for amounts paid for a prescribed program of artistic, cultural, recreational, or developmental activity. To be eligible the child must have been under 16 at the beginning of 2011. […]

Holiday Hours in Grand Forks

The Grand Forks office will be closed from Saturday December 24, 2011 and will reopen on Tuesday January 3, 2012. Starting January 3, 2012 our office hours will be 8:00am – 5:00pm. Thank you to everyone who brought in a food donation for the Community Christmas Hamper Program. Happy Holidays! From the Grand Forks Partners […]

Community Christmas Hamper program

The Grand Forks office is once again participating in the Community Christmas Hamper program. The Grand Forks community expects to do about 300 hampers this year. Little extras that we often forget about are things like tinned ham and fruits, soups, tin foil, paper towel, hot chocolate and cereals. Please consider dropping off a non-perishable […]

New rules for federal not-for-profit organizations

Are you a federally incorporated not-for-profit organziation? On October 17, 2011 the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act came into force. This Act is designed to simplify processes, procedures and requirements. This Act will apply to any federal non-share capital corporations incorporated after October 17, 2011. Federal corporations, such as Canadian charities incorporated under the old […]