Category Archives: Legal

NonProfit Governance Basics – workshop available

Have you just appointed a number of new members to your board/committee? Does your governing body need some refresher training? Have you been appointed to a committee or board but feel that you need some training in the basics? Following a … Continue reading

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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.  … Continue reading

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New bequest service launched

A new bequest service has launched for charities and estate lawyers wanting to ensure that bequest details in a will are correct.
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Review of the Charities Act 2005 – updated post

20 NOVEMBER 2018 Your views are sought for input into the Review -o0o- 29 OCTOBER 2018 Update from DIA Policy on the Charities Act Review. At the Charities Services Annual Meeting a couple of weeks ago, Hon Peeni Henare announced that … Continue reading

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Upcoming tax changes that might affect your charity

The following information, which repeats information from IRD, was posted by DIA Charities Services on their website on 17 July 2018. As the information is of potential importance to many nonprofits, we have reproduced it here in toto. The blog … Continue reading

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GDPR and NZ NonProfits

The GDPR and how it affects not-for-profit organisations and charities in New Zealand. Continue reading

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NFP Newsletter

Please visit this page to view our recent newsletters.  Subscribe to receive our monthly updates  The newsletter is normally published on the last day of the month. The newsletter is not published for the month of January. The deadline is 25th … Continue reading

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Co-option

We were recently asked whether a co-opted member would/should have voting rights in the committee to which they were co-opted. Our immediate instinct was that if the person was good enough to be considered worth having on the committee, then … Continue reading

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