About the webinar
Do you know why some NFPs get DGR status and others don’t? DGR endorsement allows people who make gifts or donations to organisations to make a deduction for their own tax purposes and allows philanthropic bides to donate money to you.
This presentation covers:
- DGR status – what is it and why is it so important?
- Does your organisation need DGR status?
- Categories of DGR endorsement
- Understanding the application process
- Unsuccessful DGR applications – avoiding common pitfalls
- Maintaining eligibility for DGR endorsement
- Managing DGR status reviews
Who should attend
This webinar is suitable for accountants and lawyers advising not for profits, and executives working for not for profits and charities throughout Australia. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.
Dianne Sisak Penjalov, Senior Associate, Harwood Andrews, Geelong
Dianne is a Senior Associate in the business law practice area. Dianne is an experienced advisor to private and public clients in the areas of taxation, not-for-profit and charity law.
Dianne has a proven track record of providing practical and targeted advice with empathy for a client’s commercial objectives and corporate social responsibility objectives. Prior to joining Harwood Andrews, Dianne advised on complex tax issues in previous roles as a Senior Associate at a national law firm and as a taxation officer at the Australian Taxation Office.
Dianne’s areas of expertise are:
Federal taxation laws; State taxation laws; Charity law and Not-for-profit law.
Dianne has extensive experience in dealing with the Federal and State revenue offices, the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission as well as other government departments and agencies in relation to assisting clients with legal and regulatory compliance and managing disputes in her areas of expertise. Dianne has presented seminars, published articles in professional journals and drafted submissions to Treasury on taxation reforms related to the not-for-profit sector.