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Tag : Myles McGregor-Lowndes

Pressure to Fix Fundraising Legislation ‘Scandal’

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 24th February 2015 -  The failure of the Federal and State Governments to fix or abolish antiquated fundraising laws is a “stupid and disrespectful” move holding back the fundraising profession,…

No ATO Appeal on PBI Status

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th July 2014 -  The Australian Tax Office has decided not to appeal a Federal Court decision giving national Not for Profit, the Hunger Project, Public Benevolent Institution status – paving…


Does Philanthropy Need a Helping Hand?

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 1st July 2014 -  The Federal Government’s revamped Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership faces a challenge to turn around giving in Australia, writes Myles McGregor-Lowndes,

Fewer Aussies Giving More to Charity

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 1st July 2014 -  The amount Australians are donating to charity has risen by $30 million but the number of donors has fallen, according to figures released in two new reports. Fewer Australians are…


Court Rules PBI Directness Test Incorrect

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th June 2014 -  A Federal Court decision in the case of The Hunger Project Australia v Commissioner of Taxation is set to change the outcomes for many charities previously denied Public Benevolent

Charity Regulator the ‘Missing Link’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th February 2014 -  The work of Australia’s beleaguered charity regulator, the ACNC, has been described as the ‘missing link’ in Australia’s long term charity regulation…

Australia’s Tax Deductible Donations on the Rise

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 3rd September 2013 -  The amount of money donated by Australians and claimed as a tax deduction is on the rise and the NSW postcode representing Darling Point is the most generous in the country, according…

ACNC Advisory Board Announced

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 19th February 2013 -  The Federal Government has announced the long-awaited appointments to the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Advisory Board under the part-time chairmanship…

Sector in the Taxman’s Sights – Opinion

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th September 2011 -  Tax not only affects the work of the community sector, but the sector itself. After years of inactivity, it’s now facing significant tax reform and the devil may be in the detail,
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