An organization has applied to the CRA and received approval as meeting the requirements for registration as a charity, and has been issued a charitable registration number.

A registered charity is exempt from paying income tax and can issue official donation receipts for gifts it receives. However, if a registered charity is under suspension, it no longer has receipting privileges during the suspension period.

A registered charity is designated by the CRA as a charitable organization, a public foundation, or private foundation.

(CRA : Charities Glossary)


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