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…

Tax and Charities

We receive a number of enquiries about tax matters for charities. Please use the search function – enter ‘tax’ . The main topics are considered in these previous posts: Honoraria and Taxing payments to volunteers Fringe Benefit Tax and Charities Registering so that donations are eligible for tax credits  -o0o- IRD Read more…

IRD rules on donations

In August 2011 the Charities Commission issued this note: Inland Revenue has published a “Revenue Alert” highlighting their concerns that some people are claiming tax credits for “donations” where there may not have been a true gift of money to a charity. The arrangements that have come to their attention Read more…