If you run a not-for-profit organisation or want to set one up Tony Sowden Lawyer can help you. We deliver three main services to our not-for-profit clients:
- Formation: Choice of Entity (Incorporated Association, Company Limited by Guarantee, Public Benevolent Institution, Charity, Foundation) Development and drafting of the organisation’s Objects and Rules/Constitution, Formation meetings, Registrations (ABN, TFN, DGR, ITEC, OSR Payroll Tax and Stamp Duty exemptions, Collections Act).
- Governance: Minutes format and content, Meetings format protocols and procedures, Notices, EGMs, AGMs, Elections, Proxies, Voting, Ballots, resolution format and content, annual returns and governance reporting.
- Board/Management: Board/Committee guidance, Duties, responsibility and liability, guidance to Chair, Control and Succession Planning, Property acquisition and disposal, Intellectual Property registration and protection, Insurance, Fundraising, Grant Applications, Solvency & Winding up, Revenue and Tax Exemption, Tax self-assessment, Disputes, Mediation, Conflicts of Duty and Interest, Membership issues, Board deadlock, Volunteers.