Tax and Charities

(Updated 28 Sep 2019) If a non-profit organisation is registered as a Charity with DIA Charities, and has indicated during the application process that Koha/Donations will be a source of funding, it will be recognised by IRD as a ‘donee organisation’ and receipts for donations can be claimed as a Read more…

Boards Reviewing Finances

Here’s another useful and insightful post from RSM Global: “You’re on a board. You’re not financially trained but you appreciate that reviewing finances to ensure they’re under control is an important aspect of good governance. What should you be looking for? What are the questions to ask? Is there a Read more…

Payday Filing

Information about payday filing has been available for some time, and IRD have been pro-active in contacting small employers, but a number of small charities and non-profits who will be affected still appear to be uncertain about it. Payday filing is currently voluntary but will be mandatory from 1 April Read more…

FRAUD IN THE CHARITABLE SECTOR

DIA Charities Services have just published an interesting blog post with the above title. It contains a number of lessons for the non-profit and charitable sector, many of them learned the hard way! There are also links for further reading.  The article starts: “This week is international Charity Fraud Awareness Read more…