One Year Left for Society Transition

Societies Act – Transition Deadline of November 2018 is Fast Approaching! In May of 2015, the British Columbia Government enacted the Societies Act (the “Act”), which requires all societies in British Columbia to transition by November 28th, 2018. The…

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Barbeau Evans LLP – Fall 2017 Law Brief

To learn more about Multiple Wills and Probate Fees in British Columbia, the Foreign Buyer’s Tax, Anti-SPAM Law and the suspension of the Private Right of Action, as well recent developments at Barbeau Evans LLP, please see the:…

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Canadian Charity Compliance

The Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) has produced a number of charitable registration and charity compliance videos, that are very helpful for Canadian charities dealing with the following issues: How Do I Chose the Right Charity; Gifting and Receipting;…

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Estate Planning Update

Planning Your Estate The lawyers of Barbeau Evans LLP, in concert with tax advisers, provide individuals, families and business clients with comprehensive estate planning advice, individually suited to their specific needs, to ensure the orderly succession of assets…

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Barbeau Evans LLP

We are excited to announce that some changes to our practice are coming in the new year! Barbeau Evans LLP.

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CRA Charities Directorate Video: “Gifting and Receipting”

Learn about the types of donations for which registered charities and other qualified donees can issue a tax receipt, and the various rules on receipting.

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B.C. Society Act Revamp – Part 2

BC Registry Services have produced an initial transition guide for existing societies operating under the current Society Act, to allow those existing societies to transition to the rules under the new Societies Act.

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Thanks Paul – Ride for the Cure

Congratulations goes out to Paul Barbeau for tallying the most donation dollars during the month of January, making him our Monthly Quest for the Gold Jersey winner!

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Charities – Deed or Declaration of Trust?

The benefits of a trust, rather than a corporation or society, for a Canadian charity.

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B.C. Society Act Revamp

The British Colombia Society Act, which dates back to 1977 and not being substantially revised since then, is undergoing a comprehensive overhaul, following the bill receiving Royal ascend on May 14th, 2015.

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