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Mixed Response from Aged Care Sector

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 14th May 2014 -  Aged care groups have had a mixed response to the Federal Budget, with the spotlight cast on everyday living expenses for older Australians and the redirection of funds to support…

Aus Inquiry Urged to Promote Social Investment

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 9th April 2014 -  Social sector advocates are urging the Federal Government to look at new ways to promote social investment in Australia as part of its inquiry into the financial system.   In…

Judgement Paves Way for More PBI Endorsements

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 22nd August 2013 -  A Federal Court decision has removed the requirement of 'direct relief' used by the Tax Office to deny Public Benefit Institution endorsement and is set to have a significant…

NFPs Concerned Over Tax Concession Draft

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th March 2013 -  Nine out of 10 Not for Profit organisations are concerned they would be worse off if the Federal Government replaced the sector’s income tax exemptions with grants, according…

Government Benches Proposed New Charity Taxes

Staff Reporter, Friday, 1st February 2013 -  The Federal Government has delayed the introduction of its controversial 2011-12 Budget measure to introduce new charity taxes until July 1, 2014 – a move welcomed by the Not…

Tax Concessions & the NFP Sector

Staff Reporter, Monday, 5th November 2012 -  The Federal Government’s Not-for-profit Sector Tax Concession Working Group has released a discussion paper seeking public submissions on how tax concessions can be improved…

New Amendment Shores Up NFP Payroll Tax Loophole

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 25th July 2012 -  New tax laws have come into effect in Victoria to stop charities trying to take advantage of a loophole created by a Federal Court decision on payroll tax exemptions. From 1 July 2012…

Time to Address Charities for Indigenous Peoples

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 24th July 2012 - 
Australian indigenous people face difficulties establishing difficulties The introduction of a charity regulator is an opportune time for Australia to follow New Zealand’s…

New Income Tax Guide for Not for Profits

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 24th July 2012 - 
Photo: beachandbay.com.au The Australian Tax Office has released a new version of its Income Tax Guide for Not for Profit organisations in preparation for the start of the Australian…

Opinion

Tax Time Giving

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 3rd July 2012 -  Opinion: In the tax-time donation appeal flurry, community investment expert Phil Hayes-St Clair says all this activity begs the question: is making a donation simple? It’s…

Tax Office Warning on Charity Donation Tax Avoidance Schemes

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 8th December 2011 -  The Australian Tax Office has issued a warning over concerns about charity donation arrangements that have been found to be tax avoidance schemes and issued new guidelines. Taxpayers…

Tax Office Ruling on ‘Charity’ Creates Uncertain State of Limbo

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd November 2011 -  The Australian Tax Office has delivered a new ruling on its view of charities following recent court decisions, forcing it to deliver an interim definition of ‘charity’.…
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