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  • By: IE Staff
  • December 19, 2017 December 19, 2017
  • 11:30

There are three key tax considerations you and your clients should keep in mind when making decisions on charitable donations for the end of 2017

But the total number of donors and the proportion of taxpayers claiming charitable donations declined slightly, the national statistics agency reports

If your clients are sitting on some significant accrued capital gains, you could remind them about donating appreciated securities “in-kind” to the charity of their choice

A majority of Canadians would prefer someone make a charitable donation on their behalf than receive a traditional gift for the holiday season