From 3 December 2012, there is a new national regulator for charities, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). Contact South East Access should you require more information about charity tax concessions. read more
The ruling explains our view of the meaning of ‘charitable’ for the purposes of the terms ‘charitable institution’ and ‘fund established for public charitable purposes’ where they are used in income tax and fringe benefits tax legislation. On 12 October 2011, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) released Taxation Ruling for Charities. More info at TR 2011/4 Income tax and fringe benefits tax: charities read more
The guide for non-profit sporting clubs to use when self-assessing if they are exempt from income tax as a society, association or club established for the encouragement of a game or sport. read more
The ATO will allow deductions without a receipt for donations up to $10 made to 'bucket appeals' for the floods in Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales. read more
The government will change the tax law to extend tax deductible donation support to all volunteer bushfire brigades. read more
Certain organisations can choose to have all supplies they make in connection with a fundraising event treated as input taxed for goods and services tax purposes. read more
The ATO have developed a new initiative to help non-profit organisations understand their tax obligations and entitlement to tax concessions. read more
Application packs for endorsement as a tax concession charity, income tax exempt fund and/or a deductible gift recipient.
The Tax Office has released new products to assist organisations seeking deductible gift recipient status under the new category for private ancillary funds effective. read more
Tax Office's interpretation of the term 'charity' in Taxation Ruling TR 2005/21 Income tax and fringe benefits tax: charities.