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Financial management resources for community and voluntary groups are listed on this page of the Managing Well catalogue.
This guide explains the tax obligations of charities, donee organisations and other groups. It includes information about what taxes your organisation will have to deal with, what tax exemptions are available to charities and approved donee organisations, the criteria an organisation must meet to get an exemption, and tax liabilities on income, including GST.
Publisher Inland RevenueFormat Hardcopy or electronicPublication date December 2002Pages 55Cost FreeWebsite www.ird.govt.nzPhone 0800 257 773
Section G of the Community Development Resource Kit covers the role of the treasurer, tax matters, and working with auditors.
Publisher Department of Internal AffairsFormat ElectronicPublication date Revised 2003 Pages 14 pages of a 226 page kit Cost Free online Website www.dia.govt.nz
This booklet tells you about some of your tax responsibilities if you receive a grant or subsidy to help with an activity you're running, individually or with a group.
Publisher Inland RevenueFormat Hardcopy or electronicPublication date January 2002Pages 31Cost FreeWebsite www.ird.govt.nzPhone 0800 257 773
Taxation-related information for trusts, societies, Māori organisations, and other not-for-profit entities.
A guide on preparing cash flow and accounting for those presenting or reporting on the financial statements of charities, philanthropic organisations, trusts, churches and sports organisations in the not-for-profit sector.
Publisher New Zealand Institute of Chartered AccountantsFormat Spiral BindingPublication date August 2004 Cost Members $147, non-members $177Website www.nzica.com
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