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  • 12th Dec 2017

    New ACNC Commissioner

    Following its decision earlier this year not to reappoint Susan Pascoe as the ACNC Commissioner, the Government has announced that Dr Gary Johns has been appointed to this position
  • 11th Dec 2017

    DGR reforms announced

    Following the release of its consultation paper on potential Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) reforms in June this year, the Government has now announced its intended changes.
  • 21st Jun 2017

    DGR reforms

    Recent release of a consultation paper on possible DGR reforms
  • 10th May 2017

    Budget 2017 - Not-for-profit sector

    There are no measures contained in this year’s Federal Budget that directly affect all not for profit entities. However, there are a number of announcements that will impact on the areas where...
  • 24th Jan 2017

    AIS deadline is approaching

    We look at the looming AIS deadline, some guidance on charity reserves and what political purposes means.
  • 11th Jan 2017

    PBI interpretation statement

    The Interpretation Statement provides guidance on the ACNC’s view of the meaning and scope of the PBI subtype
  • 24th Aug 2016

    PBI status - Are you eligible?

    Given the tax advantages available, charities might consider PBI endorsement
  • 4th May 2016

    Budget 2016 - Not-for-profit sector

    Assessing the impact of the 2016/17 Federal Budget on the NFP sector
  • 8th Mar 2016

    FBT changes from 1 April 2016

    The FBT treatment of salary sacrificed meal entertainment will cease.
  • 5th Feb 2016

    Not-for-profit reform: Essential market disciplines

    The top priorities for NFPs seeking to adapt to increased competition
  • 25th Jan 2016

    Lodgement of the 2015 AIS

    Reminder and discussion of Public and Private Ancillary Fund guidelines amendments
  • 3rd Dec 2015

    NFP reporting changes keep on coming

    Some changes are being released and others ready for implementation
  • 3rd Dec 2015

    Hotspots for the Education Sector

    We are almost at the end of 2015 and it won’t be long until 2016 switches into full gear. As you prepare for the finalisation of the 2015 financial year and look ahead to 2016, we have outlined a...
  • 28th Jul 2015

    Charities participating in public advocacy

    Many charities utilise public advocacy to achieve their organisation’s charitable purposes
  • 14th May 2015

    Is the ACNC still safe?

    As part of Treasury’s forward budgeting released with the 2015 Federal Budget, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) has been funded until 30 June 2019. However, this funding...
  • 13th May 2015

    Budget 2015 - Not-for-profit sector

    Assessing the impact of the 2015/16 Federal Budget on the NFP sector
  • 12th May 2015

    NFP reform - Competing for space

    The NDIS means that consumers will choose their provider meaning competition between providers
  • 12th May 2015

    FBT risks for schools

    It is common for schools to provide fringe benefits to attract and retain teachers or other staff. These fringe benefits are generally provided as part of a salary packaging arrangement and factored...
  • 23rd Apr 2015

    NFP update - April 2015

    Recent announcements by the Assistant Treasurer, Mr Josh Frydenberg
  • 2nd Mar 2015

    NFP actions required before 1 July 2015

    Charity sub-types and PAF governing rules

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