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Charities & Not-For-Profits Law in Australia

Monthly Archives: August 2018

External Conduct Standards for Charities

Posted in acnc, charities, Compliance, General, Governance, Liability & Risk, regulations, Treasury

The ACNC legislation passed in 2012 allowed for the creation of minimum external conduct standards that are required to be met by registered charities. To date, this issue seems to have been in the government’s too hard tray but Treasury has now issued draft external conduct standards and is seeking submissions on them. The draft… Continue Reading

New Draft Tax Ruling – Fringe Benefits Tax

Posted in FBT, Fringe Benefits Tax

On 11 July 2018, the ATO published draft Tax Ruling TR 2018/D2 – Fringe benefits tax: benefits provided to religious practitioners. The public is invited to provide feedback to TR 2018/D2 until 24 August 2018. On the same date TR 2018/D2 was published, the ATO’s previous Tax Ruling on this topic – TR 92/17 –… Continue Reading

Church Administration Handbook – Second Edition

Posted in charities, Not-For-Profits

The Second Edition of the Church Administration Handbook is now available to purchase online. The handbook outlines how the complex institution that is the Catholic Church in the modern world is structured and functions. Written by experts in ecclesiastical and civil law, the Church Administration Handbook is an invaluable resource for: managers of the church’s… Continue Reading