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Educational Institutions may be for profit or not for profit.
To be exempt from tax, non profit educational institutions in Australia need to be registered as a charity with the ACNC and endorsed as charitable by the ATO.
Endorsements need to be reviewed annually by the educational institution to ensure that the institution is still entitled to those endorsements.
Additional endorsements (registrations) are usually required under State-based stamp duty and land tax legislation.
In addition to the not for profit tax endorsement issues the education sector faces a series of legal issues which require not just good legal advice but legal advice that thoroughly understands the educational context.
Our lawyers understand and regularly advise educational bodies on:
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