Apply for property tax rebates if your organization is a qualifying charity or other not-for-profit. In addition to COVID-specific government relief which may be available, municipal property tax rebates may be a valuable source of cashflow as not-for-profits navigate the impact of COVID-19 on revenues.
The COVID-19 crisis is affecting charities in numerous ways. In this short note, we will discuss cancelling events and refunding money or attempting to turn that into a potential charitable donation. We have received a number of inquiries from clients about how to do this and here are some tentative thoughts.
CRA in its Fundraising Guidance explains the importance of having a reserve fund policy. By the way this is not “new”. The guidance has been around since 2012.