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[7] CHARITIES ARTICLES
Of Death And Taxes
Charities
The the old adage that there are only two things certain in life, death and taxes has never applied to religious charities, but new registration requirements mean some charities face an uncertain future.
SPECIAL REPORT: AUSTRALIA’S RELIGIOUS CHARITIES
Charities
The financial information of over fourteen thousand religious charities is analysed for the first time.
IPA APPOINTEE FAILS TO ATTEND ESTIMATES
Charities
The appointment of former IPA Research Fellow as Charities Commissioner has caused internal ructions in the senior ranks of the ACNC.
THE HIDDEN WEALTH OF BASIC RELIGIOUS CHARITIES
Charities
Religious charities should not be able to hide their wealth- updated with comment from Andrew Leigh.
THE IPA’S LONG MARCH THROUGH THE BUREAUCRACY
Charities
This article follows on from the article on the OAIC and traces the early years of the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission as the Abbott government attempts to abolish the office. The ACNC is the Commonwealth charities regulator responsible for governing the multi-billion dollar charity sector.
THE BUMPY ROAD TO THINK TANK TRANSPARENCY IN AUSTRALIA
Charities
During the week I received a response to my enquiry to the ATO requesting a list of Approved Research Institutes (some of which are think tanks like the IPA) however, as you will see from the response, the problem of think tank transparency in Australia has a lot of hurdles to overcome before we will be in a position to understand who is funding them.
GETTING TO THE BOTTOM OF THE IPA’S RIGHT TO DGR STATUS
Charities
If people are going to challenge the activities of the IPA, it is important to have a thorough understanding of the legislation governing its activities.
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