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Legal Structure for Charities and other Nonprofit organisations

Asking “What is the “best” legal structure for a non-profit organisation” may be seen as the ‘how long is a piece of string’ type of question as the answer is far from straightforward and is dependent upon a number of factors. … Continue reading

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Use of Charities Registration Number

We are a registered charity. When and where should our Charity Number be used? Your registration number (in the form CC12345) should be shown at least on letterheads, brochures, donation forms and anything which can be construed as seeking or … Continue reading

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Changes to Legislation

I understand that the law around charities has recently changed. How will this affect me? Full details of the changes brought about by The Charities Amendment Act 2012 are contained in an article on the Charities Commission website:   http://www.charities.govt.nz/news/charities-act-changes/ Essentially … Continue reading

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