CRA Pro tax tip-
The CRA’s first time donor super credit is no longer offered to people filing their taxes.
If you were waiting for a good donation year to take advantage of the CRA’s first time donor credit you will be out of luck. A recent article on the CRA’s website has noted the cancellation of this credit boosting program. The program, that offered a 25% credit increase on your donation of up to a max of $1000 made between March 20, 2013 and the end of 2017. The credit was transferable between spouses, but was still limited to the $1000 donation maximum.
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