Submissions

Executive summary

CCA supports the apparent policy intent of the draft legislation that is to ensure income tax exempt entities generally must be operated principally in Australia and for the broad benefit of the Australian community.  Likewise, deductible gift recipients (DGRs) generally must be operated solely in Australia and for the broad benefit of the Australian community.

Informing principles for new fundraising regulation

Recommendations

 1. NFP reform agenda

1.1 The ACNC must be enabled to operate independently and reduce the compliance burden on NFPs through more effective regulation and referral of information and powers from the many local, State and Federal bodies imposing regulatory burdens on NFPs.

Submission to the Treasury

A Definition of Charity

December 2011

 

Introduction

This submission briefly outlines some of the key issues for Australia’s not-for-profit sector in response to the release by Treasury of a consultation paper on a definition of charity for the purposes of Commonwealth laws.