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Charities & Not-For-Profits Law in Australia

Monthly Archives: November 2013

ACNC Annual Information Statement – 2013 Deadline Extended

Posted in Compliance, General, Tax Exemptions & DGR Status

Some Good News From the ACNC! The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) has just announced that the reporting deadline for the Annual Information Statement (AIS) due on 31 December 2013 for many charities has been extended to 31 March 2014. Regardless of size or purpose all charities registered with the ACNC must submit an… Continue Reading

Privacy Act Amendments to Regulate Businesses and Government Agencies

Posted in Compliance, General, Governance

Businesses including Not-for-Profit entities should review their privacy policies and procedures to ensure that they comply with the new Australian privacy principles before they commence on 14 March 2014. The Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 is the most significant privacy reform since the Privacy Act was introduced over 25 years ago. The new… Continue Reading

ACNC Charity Portal Goes Live

Posted in Compliance, General

Yesterday the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission (ACNC) launched the new charity portal. The ACNC charity portal is an online service where you can: access and update your charity’s details immediately on the ACNC Register submit your Annual Information Statement onto the Register print a copy of your charity’s registration certificate. It is only available… Continue Reading