FAQ: What is a public benefit activity (PBA)?

A PBA is any activity listed in Part I of the Ninth Schedule and any other activity determined by the Minister of Finance from time to time by notice in the Gazette to be of a benevolent nature, having regard to the needs, interests and well-being of the general public.

The approved PBAs are grouped into categories each with specific activities that qualify as PBAs. Refer to Part I of the Ninth Schedule to the Income Tax Act for the comprehensive list of approved PBAs

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