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Charities & Not-For-Profits Law in Australia

Monthly Archives: March 2014

ATO changes lodgement requirements for organisations with over $20 million GST turnover

Posted in Compliance, Governance

Does your organisation turnover more than $20 million annually? If so, there are changes to the New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (GST Act) that you need to be aware of. The GST Act requires all entities with over $20 million GST turnover to report monthly and lodge activity statements electronically. The… Continue Reading

Government to Repeal the ACNC

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

Government Introduces Legislation to Repeal the ACNC This morning the Coalition Government introduced a suite of legislation to repeal thousands of Acts, Bills and Regulations in an effort to “cut red tape”. In line with the Government’s pre-election promise, the planned abolition of the ACNC has been tabled as part of the Australian Charities and… Continue Reading

ACNC Annual Information Statement Deadline Approaching

Posted in Compliance, General, Tax Exemptions & DGR Status

ACNC Deadline Approaching Have you submitted your 2013 Annual Information Statement? Regardless of size or purpose all charities registered with the ACNC must submit an Annual Information Statement to the Commissioner each year. The first AIS will need to be completed for the 2012-2013 financial year. If your charity has a financial year calendar (ending… Continue Reading