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CPB Canada workshops are presented by industry experts and thought leaders from the world of business and accounting. 

GST/HST Seminar Series #1 - Introduction for Charities and Non-profit Organizations (NPOs)

May 4, 2023

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT


Do you know the GST/HST differences between Charities & Non-profit Organizations?

Have you wondered if you have missed claiming back all eligible GST/HST amounts?

Would you like to learn how to avoid the most common GST/HST errors?


If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you should attend CRA’s GST/HST Presentation for Charities and Non-profit Organizations (NPOs). You will hear directly from CRA’s GST/HST Headquarters Representative who has 30+ years experience working in CRA’s GST/HST programs. The Presentation will introduce you to some of the most important GST/HST issues for each type of entity. You will learn about GST/HST obligations and entitlements, including taxing provisions, rebates and credits. We will review the fundamental rules to help you better manage GST/HST and maximize recoveries.



  • Recognize key GST/HST differences between Charities and NPOs
  • Know when to charge tax
  • Understand Public Service Bodies’ (PSB) Rebate rules
  • Apply the correct rules for claiming credits
  • Identify and reduce common mistakes


  • Definitions
  • Taxable vs. Exempt Supplies
  • Input Tax Credits
  • PSB Rebate
  • GST/HST Registration & Small Supplier


PRESENTER - Michael Monk
Michael Monk has been an employee of Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for more than 30 years. During that time he has worked extensively with GST/HST. Michael spent 10 years with GST/HST Rulings in the Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch and several more years in Compliance Programs Branch. He has had several roles in CRA’s Headquarters (HQ), Regional and Tax Services Offices. Michael has also spent several years as a CRA Facilitator, teaching various GST/HST legislation courses to CRA staff.

Michael currently works in Headquarters, GST/HST Directorate, where he has managed CRA’s national GST/HST Presentations and Outreach for the last 5 years. Michael has many years experience working with GST/HST issues in the public sectors. He has participated in several Conferences, preparing and delivering GST/HST presentations to accounting and industry associations.

Michael has volunteered with several community groups over the years, including serving on the Board of Directors for a large national charity and serving on CRA’s Employee Assistance Program.

Please note GST/HST Seminar Series will NOT be recorded and made available.