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Putting equity into the Disbursement Quota debate
in Blog, Legislation, Public benefit

Putting equity into the Disbursement Quota debate

The Government of Canada recently completed a consultation on the minimum amount registered charities must spend each year under the Income Tax Act. This required minimum spending is called “the disbursement quota” or DQ for short. Currently, the Income Tax Act requires that registered charities spend 3.5 per cent of their assets that are not involved in charitable activities or administration. The Government had committed...

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07 Oct 2021