Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada

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During the 2018 fiscal year the Society assisted people to understand the word and purposes of Jehovah God by printing 71,200,659 copies of The Watchtower magazine in 53 languages,55,139,126 copies of Awake! magazine in 45 languages,906,900 Bible-based brochures in 43 languages and 172,797,125 Bible-based tracts in 74 languages which were distributed at no charge to congregations of Jehovah's Witnesses throughout Canada,the United States,the Caribbean,Guyana and to cooperating charitable corporations in 8 countries. TheSociety promoted public religious worship by financially supporting the Canadian charity JW Congregation Support which constructs and renovates placesof worship known as Kingdom Halls used by Jehovah's Witnesses and sponsored52 three-day regional conventions in 29 locations across Canada in the summer of 2018. The society assisted Jehovah's Witnesses in carrying out their religious objective of preaching the good news of God's Kingdom under Christ Jesus around the world by sponsoring the religious ministry of 450 members of the Worldwide Order of Special Full-Time Servants of Jahovah's Witnesses,producing audio-video materials for presentation to congregations ofJeh ovah's Witnesses and to the general public on the website jw.org and constructing facilities used solely to advance the religion of Jehovah's Witnesses.


  • map-pointPo Box 4100 Stn Main, Georgetown ON, L7G4Y4

  • map-point(905) 873-4100

  • map-pointhttp://www.jw.org

  • map-pointNo contact person on record

  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 119288918RR0001

  • map-point0 full-time staff

  • map-pointNo contact email on record

2018 Revenues: $75,816,218

<b>37985938</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>801912</b>: Total amount of non-cash gifts (e.g. securities, equipment, buildings, artwork, other in-kind gifts) made to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>26727500</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>10335612</b>: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
<b>0</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>-34744</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2018 Expenditures: $80,049,722

<b>66779725</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>0</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>2419345</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>10847381</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>3271</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2018 Year End: $60,752,179

<b>16455416</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>741124</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>500000</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>39567395</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>3488244</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2018 Year End: $58,727,331

<b>2187320</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>109834</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>56430177</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada does work in Angola.
Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada does work in Argentina.
Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada does work in Bolivia.
Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada does work in Brazil.
Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada does work in Burundi.
Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada does work in Colombia.
Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada does work in Costa Rica.
Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada does work in Cote D'Ivoire.
Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada does work in Ecuador.
Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada does work in El Salvador.
Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada does work in Other countries in Central and South America.
Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society Of Canada / La Tour De Garde Société De Bibles Et De Tracts Du Canada's headquarters is located at Po Box 4100 Stn Main, Georgetown ON, L7G4Y4.

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Where the Money Goes