Legislative Instrument now registered: DGR reform

7 November 2021

Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar has registered the Legislative Instrument (LI) that supports new legislative amendments requiring non-government deducible gift recipients (DGRs) to be registered as charities. The LI was registered on 7 October 2021 and sets out the prescribed criteria that must be considered for a three-year extended application date.

Straight from the source

5 November 2021

This month, Assistant Commissioner, Jennifer Moltisanti talks about deductible gift recipients needing to register as a charity and making sure you meet all the requirements if you’re self-assessing as income tax exempt.

Register: Webinar on requirement for DGRs to register as a charity

1 November 2021

We’re hosting a webinar with the ACNC on 30 November. Join us to hear more about recent amendments to tax law, requiring non-government deductible gift recipients (DGRs) to be registered as charities. You’ll find out more about transitional arrangements and what steps you’ll need to take.

Contacting your organisation in an emergency

1 November 2021

Emergency services and government agencies can use your Australian business number (ABN) details to provide help to you in times of emergency. You should check your organisation’s ABN details are current.

Email scam alert

1 November 2021

Warn your employees about a new scam that asks them to update their financial information to receive a tax refund. If you receive an email like this, don’t open any attachments, click on any links or provide any information.

WFH temporary shortcut has been extended

15 October 2021

The all-inclusive 80c per work hour temporary working from home (WFH) shortcut method has now been extended until 30 June 2022. If your employees keep records of the hours they work from home and their work-related expenses, they will have the flexibility to choose the best method to claim work from home expenses for their circumstances next tax time.