The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has identified more than 2,000 charities that are at risk of losing their charity registration if they don’t submit their overdue annual reports immediately.
The group of charities, known as ‘double defaulters’, have failed to submit two Annual Information Statements and, as such, face a loss of charity registration.
ACNC Commissioner, Susan Pascoe AM, explained that the majority of charities completed their reporting on time.
“The Australian public can be assured that the majority of registered charities are transparent and meet their ACNC obligations,” Ms Pascoe said. “However, there is an identified group of charities that have failed to meet their legal obligations despite being issued with multiple reminders and warnings.”
Ms Pascoe urged the double defaulter charities to take action and submit their outstanding reports immediately.
To view a list of the charities at risk, click here.