Not for Profit

Four things a charity should do when advised of an estate bequest

Posted on September 29, 2023

Bequests made through Wills are a valuable income source for Charities and well-structured Bequest Programmes form an integral part of an…

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Companies Limited by Guarantee

Posted on October 06, 2017

Many charities and other not-for-profit organisations are incorporated under the Associations Incorporations Act 1985 of South Australia or…

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Tax Deductible Gift Recipient Reform

Posted on August 28, 2017

Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status is a vital element of the charitable and not-for-profit (NFP) sector in Australia. In June the…

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Contested Estates: Charities v Relatives

Posted on July 06, 2017

When a charity is left a gift in a will and the will is contested by a relative of the deceased, how does the law view the charity’s claim…

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Saving a Charitable Gift

Posted on July 10, 2015

Our last update looked at some of the issues that arise when a Not for Profit Group (NFP) receives a gift in a will which they have to use…

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The trouble with Specific Charitable Gifts

Posted on June 25, 2015

It is always preferable for a Not for Profit Group (NFP) to receive a gift from a deceased estate for their general purposes rather than…

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