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Charities, Not for Profits and Philanthropy

Published on 26 Feb 2015 | Took place at City West Receptions, West Perth , WA

This event provided an update and overview of the various issues faced by not-for-profit and charitable organisations in Western Australia.

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Individual sessions

Legal entity set-up

Author(s):  Tristan Boyd,  James Sippe

This presentation covers:

  • refresher on basic concepts
  • available legal structures for not-for-profits
  • choosing the right legal structure
  • setting up or changing a legal structure
  • applying for tax concessions
  • sources of further information.
Materials from this session:

The responsibilities of charity: What constitutes a charity for income tax purposes?

Author(s):  Jonathan Malone,  Rob YOUNG

This paper covers:

  • the Crown has the responsibility to support and protect charities
  • government authorities have the responsibility to consider and apply the correct legal criteria to determine which entities are charities
  • charities have a responsibility to carry out their charitable purpose and to build trust.
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Selected issues for PBIs in the WA context

Author(s):  Ian MURRAY

This paper covers:

  • the impact of the Hunger Project Case
  • PBIs and native title groups
  • PBIs and proposed WA State Tax Concession Changes (Taxation Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 (WA))
  • the future.
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