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Not for Profit Tax Issues

Published on 17 Nov 2008 | Took place at The Chifley at Lennons, Brisbane, QLD

This event was aimed at accountants, lawyers, and financiers involved with clients who are non profit and operate within the Charities, NGO and Philanthropic sectors.

The Rudd Government’s taxation review will examine whether the concessions offered to the $80 billion non-profit sector are justified. This event provided an overview of current topical issues relevant to the non profit sector and how you may be affected in the future. It identified the breadth of organisations and activities that can be undertaken and the complexity that currently exists in the availability and applicability of tax concessions.

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Individual sessions

Contemporary issues in Australia’s non-profit sector

Author(s):  Myles MCGREGOR-LOWNDES

This paper covers:

  • introduction to the sector
  • recognizing the breadth of organizations and activities undertaken
  • outline of the current Government enquiries underway and the issues that underpin those enquiries.
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Tax issues for charities

Author(s):  Heather WATSON

This paper covers:

  • identifying current tax issues for charities
  • overview of recent determined cases and those currently on appeal by the ATO
  • understanding the principles that underpin the ATO's position.
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Islamic finance meets Australian taxation

Author(s):  Ash CHOTAI

This paper covers:

  • overview of Islamic Finance
  • prohibition against usury
  • common Islamic arrangements, and the Australian Tax System
  • buying a home, Islamic finance, and CGT
  • overseas experiences.
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When is a club exempt from income tax?

Author(s):  Mark WEST

This paper covers:

  • what is mutuality?
  • reviewing the exemption under s 50 – 45 ITAA 1997
  • traps for the unwary.
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