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Why are we donating millions to the taxman?

Opinion – In the bible, Jesus is reported as saying “… Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s …” (Matthew 22:21). This is indeed a tenet that is applicable in this modern world –  though for ‘Caesar’ read government (in … Continue reading

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Beyond the Sausage Sizzle: Five Fundraising Tips For Kiwi Charities

“One of the best things about New Zealand is the generosity and egalitarian spirit of our people.  New Zealand is the second most charitable country in the world, according to a recent report by the Charities Aid Foundation.  Around 400,000 New … Continue reading

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Sample Board Report for Hon.Treasurer

I’ve just become a Treasurer for a small group. Can you advise on what I should include in a Board report? Westpac (Australia)  have produced a helpsheet which provides a number of hints. <details> It is often helpful to circulate … Continue reading

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Fringe Benefit Tax and Charities

If you provide vouchers or short term charge facilities to your employees, from 1 April 2014 the rules on FBT are changing. Cjharities will no linger be exempt when the total value of the benefit (eg petrol vouchers, pre-loaded credit … Continue reading

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How long must documents be retained?

I would be grateful for information about any legal requirements that must be met with respect to the period of time that a trust must retain any documents, such as minutes of meetings, financial records, correspondence, etc “The formal records of … Continue reading

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