Susan Manwaring is the National Chair of Miller Thomson’s Charities and Not-for-Profit Group. Susan works with clients from the voluntary sector. Susan provides both specialized tax and general counsel advice to charities and not-for-profit organizations across Canada and Internationally.
Susan advises on establishing charities and non-profit organizations and works with them to address their operational and governance concerns. She is knowledgeable in the law relating to charitable expenditures and day to day questions of charities, including charities working outside of Canada. She also assists clients faced with tax audits and/or other regulatory issues, including advice on legal matters relating to Canadian anti-spam law.
Susan is regularly called upon to advise charities and non-profit organizations on compliance and taxation matters under the Income Tax Act (Canada), as well as other relevant provincial tax regulations. She assists clients with charitable giving issues and with regulations relating to receipting of charitable foundations and expenditures of charitable funds.
Susan writes and speaks frequently on non profit and charities related issues.