CRA News

By Esther S.J. Oh

May 2022 Charity & NFP Law Update
Published on May 26, 2022



New Director General of the CRA Charities Directorate Appointed

Sharmila Khare was recently appointed as the new Director General of the Canada Revenue Agency, Charities Directorate replacing Tony Manconi who retired on May 17, 2022 having served as Director General since July 25, 2016. Ms. Khare was formerly the Director of Policy, Planning and Legislation for the Charities Directorate.   

Call for Applications to Join Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector Now Open for 2022

The CRA has launched an open Call for Applications for the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector (ACCS), which broadly has a mandate of engaging in meaningful dialogue with the charitable sector, as explained in greater detail in Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 502. The ACCS also provides recommendations to the Minister of National Revenue on emerging issues relevant to registered charities and other qualified donees.

In its announcement, the CRA has advised that it is seeking applicants with experience grounded in the issues facing the charitable sector, including representatives of registered charities, national umbrella organizations, and professional associations, and charity researchers/academics, and those with legal expertise.

The qualification requirements and process to apply to the ACCS can be found on the CRA’s website outlining the Call for Applications, linked above


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