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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
    • private ancillary funds donations and distributions
    • 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 ATO is also provided.


    As at the end of October 2011, there were:

    • 55,039 tax concession charities, a 2.4% increase on October 2010
    • 27,783 active deductible gift recipients, a 2.8% increase on October 2010

    For the 2009-10 income year, individuals claimed $1,962 million in deductible gifts, a decrease of 6.3% on the previous year

    For the 2010-11 financial year, charities claimed $520 million in refundable franking credits, a decrease of 17.7% on the previous year.

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