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Efforts are being made to reduce red tape and simplify reporting for charities ...
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Not-for-Profit Law Notes - Emil Ford Lawyers
October 2016
Dear <<First Name>>,

This month's issue of Not-for-Profit Law Notes focuses on efforts to simplify rules and reporting for charities.  We are happy to advise that:
  • the ATO and ACNC have collaborated to streamline Ancillary Fund Reporting;  and
  • a coalition of 8 bodies are lobbying for a nationally consistent fundraising regime.
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David Ford
Streamlining Ancillary Fund Reporting
ACNC LogoThe Australian Taxation Office and the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission are collaborating and sharing data in an effort to streamline ancillary fund reporting.  Ancillary funds registered as charities now need only report their annual return once ...
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Charitable Fundraising in Australia
Australian MapMany charities are not aware that they may be committing an offence by not obtaining the appropriate authority from a particular state or territory before fundraising there.

A coalition of eight bodies is lobbying for a nationally-consistent fundraising regime.  This group is also calling for governments to repeal outdated state and territory legislation and replace it with a uniform framework in the Australian Consumer Law.  
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