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    This chapter provides information about entities that have applied for and been granted tax concession charity status or deductible gift recipient status, and the amounts claimed by individuals for donations to deductible gift recipients. Information on endorsed income tax exempt entities and deductible gift recipients that have claimed refundable franking credits from the Tax Office is also provided.


    As at the end of November 2007, there were:

    • 50,629 tax concession charities, and
    • 24,384 active deductible gift recipients.
    • For the 2005-06 income year individuals claimed $1,556 million in deductible gifts, an increase of 5.7% on the previous year.
    • For the 2006-07 financial year, charities claimed $333.1 million in refundable franking credits, an increase of 7.1% on the previous year.
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