PearTree is very proud to have been issued an Advance Income Tax Ruling by CRA on November 19, 2012 specifically addressing the reformulation of the PearTree structure that followed the 2011 Federal Budget. Securing a CRA Advance Income Tax Ruling clearly distinguishes the PearTree structure and service from the leveraged for profit gifting arrangements recently addressed in a CRA news release and referenced elsewhere on this website.November 15, 2012 – Direct Marketing News – Going with the flow: Flow through share donations a great fundraising offer tool to motivate major donors
If there’s one thing most charity fundraisers instinctively know it’s that the bulk of the proceeds they raise come from a very small subset of their donor base. While the exact measure of a ‘major gift’ varies from charity to charity…Nov 1, 2012 – Special Bulletin
We support CRA’s ongoing efforts to clean up bad promoters that cast a shadow on legitimate Canadian tax shelters.
Oct 16, 2012 – Advisor.ca – Give More for Less
Advisor’s Edge: Advisors should beware of tax-shelter offerings that either have no underlying business purpose or are based on schemes so aggressive that reassessment is a foregone conclusion.Aug 23, 2012 – Financial Post – Royalty Firms Strike Gold
Read the related section regarding Miners forced to get creative as traditional financing sources dry up and PearTree’s role in helping to address this problem.
Topics and respective speakers were: Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange: A Market Update presented by Orlee Wertheim, Head, Business Development – Global; Tax Issues and Mining Generally, presented by Claude Jodoin, Partner, Fasken Martineau; Expanding the Universe of Flow-Through Exploration Capital, presented by Norman Brownstein, President, PearTree Securities