Charities Services have issued the following Alert:

Two or more overdue Annual Returns? You are at risk of being removed from the Charities Register

[Charities Services] have recently sent notices to charities that haven’t filed two or more Annual Returns – even after being sent overdue notices and reminders – to let them know that unless the missing Annual Returns are filed within the next month, they will be removed from the Charities Register. Around 2,530 charities have been deregistered previously for failing to file their Annual Returns.

Read the full notice here

The NZ Association Resource Centre Trust recently posted on the subject of Annual Returns for both Trusts and Incorporated Societies. Read it here

See also: Two Timaru Charities deregistered