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Income Tax Regulations

Version of section 3701 from 2010-12-15 to 2019-11-19:

  •  (1) For the purposes of the description of B in the definition disbursement quota in subsection 149.1(1) of the Act, the prescribed amount for a taxation year of a registered charity is determined as follows:

    • (a) choose a number, not less than two and not more than eight, of equal and consecutive periods that total twenty-four months and that end immediately before the beginning of the year;

    • (b) aggregate for each period chosen under paragraph (a) all amounts, each of which is the value, determined in accordance with section 3702, of a property, or a portion of a property, owned by the registered charity, and not used directly in charitable activities or administration, on the last day of the period;

    • (c) aggregate all amounts, each of which is the aggregate of values determined for each period under paragraph (b); and

    • (d) divide the aggregate amount determined under paragraph (c) by the number of periods chosen under paragraph (a).

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection (1) and subject to subsection (3),

    • (a) the number of periods chosen by a registered charity under paragraph (1)(a) shall, unless otherwise authorized by the Minister, be used for the taxation year and for all subsequent taxation years; and

    • (b) a registered charity is deemed to have existed on the last day of each of the periods chosen by it.

  • (3) The number of periods chosen under paragraph (1)(a) may be changed by the registered charity for its first taxation year commencing after 1986 and the new number shall, unless otherwise authorized by the Minister, be used for that taxation year and all subsequent taxation years.

  • [NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text
  • see relevant amending Acts and regulations.]
  • SOR/87-632, s. 1
  • SOR/94-686, s. 51(F)
  • 2010, c. 25, s. 84
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