Meeting Expectations?

As we  approach (for most charities) the time to prepare annual reports, we felt that this article (first published by NZARCT) would be pertinent. A statement by Dan Dorset sums it up nicely: “I only donate to charities that demonstrate competence in efficiently and effectively pursuing their stated objectives.” This Read more…

Charity Fraud Awareness Week

Charity Fraud Awareness Week is 21-25 October Fraud is a threat to every organisation, charities included. Charity Fraud Awareness Week brings everyone involved in the charity and not-for-profit sectors together to promote openness and honesty about fraud. This year there are five themes: Understanding charity fraud; Fundraising fraud; Cybercrime and Read more…

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…