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    Charities and deductible gifts chapter


    Charities and deductible gifts chapter tables


    Charities and deductible gifts detailed tables


    Taxation statistics


    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 2012, there were:

    • 56,279 tax concession charities, a 2.3% increase on October 2011
    • 29,046 active deductible gift recipients, a 3.4% increase on October 2011

    For the 2010-11 income year, individuals claimed $2,212 million in deductible gifts, an increase of 12.6% on the previous year

    For the 2011-12 financial year, charities claimed $801 million in refundable franking credits, an increase of 54.0% on the previous year.

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