Legal Duties & Responsibilities of an Employer
Under NSW law, the Duties of an Employer (provided a contract of employment is established) includes the provision of workers’ entitlements under various laws and awards (both state and federal), and compliance with taxation/superannuation laws. To comply with these duties (and avoid running ...
Our Legal Fees & Services
At GMH Legal we believe that client relationships matter more than time sheets which is why we offer a range of alternative fee arrangements to best suit your needs. Our focus is on client service and establishing mutually rewarding relationships with our clients. We think that billing by the hour does not ...
Australia’s New Charities Commission
Australia’s first charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has officially opened its doors for business announcing it will hit the road in the New Year in a national campaign to explain the ACNC’s proposed regulatory approach. The Australian Charities and Not-For-Pr...
A New Tax Guide for NFPs
The ATO has released a new version of their guide Tax Basics to assist Non Profit Organisations operate through the maze of regulations. The guide provides an overview of tax obligations and concessions for not-for-profit (NFP) organisations and helps to identify which taxes affect organisations, including ...
New Watchdog for Not-For-Profits
The Federal Government has announced a new national not-for-profit (NFP) regulator to oversee the regulations of charitable organisations. It will be established by July 2012, and will be called the The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC). The ACNC will be an independent statutory ag...
Not for Profit Governance under the Microscope
A new report examining the governance of not-for-profit organisations has just been released, examining the performance of its directors. It has found that the sectors director compare well to their commercial counterparts. The Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Directors Social Impact Study 2011...
CHARTIABLE AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS
We act for charitable and not-for-profit organisations including churches, charities, clubs, societies and associations . We serve the needs of charitable trusts and institutions. Intricate and detailed legislation affects charities and non-profit orgainisations. As a consequence, there are significantly more challenging issues surrounding taxation and fundraising appeals. Taxation concessions are becoming increasingly more important, it is necessary to structure charitable orgainsations in such a way to enjoy the most favourable financial outcome.
Our Not-For-Profit services include the following:
- Incorporation of companies, trusts and incorporated associations, including advising on the best structures to use
- Corporate governance (how such organisations should be managed)
- Tax exemptions on income and tax deductibility for gifts
- Fundraising and compliance with the Charitable Fundraising Act and the Corporations Act
- Trust law
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