Matt Williams

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) – reporting obligations part 1

What are my reporting obligations under ACNC? If you are a registered charity or not-for-profit (NFP) entity and were registered prior to 1 July 2013, then you will continue to be registered with Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and have reporting obligations to them.  After 1 July 2013 all charities and NFP’s are required …

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ACNC – What are my obligations?

What are my obligations under Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)? Since the ACNC inception in December 2012, charities and not for profit organisations have an obligation to meet the following compliance standards: Report to ACNC the details of any legal changes, including: Legal name Address for service Responsible persons Governing documents (such as constitutions, …

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SMSF Trustees – what are your roles and responsibilities? Part Three

Why do I need to know? Having your own self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) gives greater control over your superannuation.  But with this control, also comes greater responsibility.  It is crucial you understand your obligations of a trustee and ensure compliance so that you do not lose access to concessional tax treatments or face penalties.   …

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SMSF Trustees – what are your roles and responsibilities? Part Two

Why do I need to know? While having a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) can enable greater control over your superannuation; being a trustee brings with it extra responsibility and accountability requirements.  It is crucial that trustees understand these and the implications of non-compliance.   Part Two This is the second part in a multi-part series …

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