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Charities & Not-For-Profits Law in Australia

Monthly Archives: February 2015

Time is running out for Public Ancillary Funds: You have until 1 July 2015 to comply

Posted in Compliance, Fundraising, General, Governance, Tax Exemptions & DGR Status

On 2 March 2012, we reported that new laws had been introduced regarding the way public ancillary funds are structured, operated and wound up. What is a Public Ancillary Fund? A Public Ancillary Fund is a type of fund that is entitled to deductible gift recipient (DGR) status and provides a link between charitable organisations that… Continue Reading

The ACNC’s Future Becoming More Certain

Posted in Compliance, General, Governance, Tax Exemptions & DGR Status

The ACNC’s Future Becoming More Certain Barely 7 weeks into his new role Minister for Social Services, Scott Morrison declared on Friday that scrapping the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) is not a priority in his new portfolio. His statement to Fairfax Media demonstrates a clear and decisive policy shift away from his predecessor, former Social Services… Continue Reading