By Way Of Introduction…

It took the British Government ten years to review the state of charity in the United Kingdom and come up with the Charities Act of 1960 (8 & 9 Eliz. II, Ch. 58), a whole new constitution of English charity: three of those years for the sittings of the Nathan Committee to hear evidence and…

News Items

The following Resolution was passed by the Canadian Bar Association at its Annual Meeting held in Banff last year: “WHEREAS their registration as Canadian Charitable Organizations under the Income Tax Act is ordinarily made public by individual charities in any event: AND WHEREAS the registration or non-registration of charities under that statute is a matter…

Bookshelf

The Money Givers: By Joseph C. Goulden In his recent book entitled The Money Givers Joseph C. Goulden, a Washington journalist, comments somewhat cynically that “the tax lawyer can make a philanthropist of the meanest of men”. In so saying he brings sharply into focus the whole question of the motivation of charity today. Does…