CHARITY REGISTRATION NOW A PRECONDITION FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR DEDUCTIBLE GIFT RECIPIENT (DGR) STATUS

DGR STATUS

RECENT CHANGES

  1. A Registered Charity (i.e. registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC));
  2. An Australian Government Agency; or
  3. Operated by a Registered Charity or an Australian Government Organisation.
  1. public funds for hospitals (item 1.1.3);
  2. public funds for public ambulance services (item 1.1.8);
  3. public funds for religious instruction in government schools (item 2.1.8);
  4. Roman Catholic public funds for religious instruction in government schools (item 2.1.9);
  5. school building funds (item 2.1.10);
  6. public funds for rural school hostel buildings (item 2.1.11);
  7. approved research institutes (item 3.1.1);
  8. necessitous circumstances funds (item 4.1.3);
  9. REO funds — i.e., public funds on the Register of Environmental Organisations (item 6.1.1);
  10. ROCO funds — i.e., public funds on the Register of Cultural Organisations (item 12.1.1); and
  11. fire and emergency services funds (item 12A.1.3).

TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR COMPLIANCE

  • applied for approval to comply by the extended application date before 14 December 2022;
  • made material changes to its purpose or activities which affect its ongoing entitlement to DGR endorsement;
  • previously been refused charity registration by the ACNC, or the organisation’s charity registration was involuntarily revoked by the ACNC.

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO TO COMPLY?

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