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Deductibility of gifts to the Asia Society Australasia Centre.



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PRESS RELEASE

Senator the Hon Rod Kemp

Assistant Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia

 

 

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DEDUCTIBILITY OF GIFTS TO THE ASIA SOCIETY AUSTRALASIA CENTRE

Gifts to the val ue of $2 or more made to the Asia Society AustralAsia Centre will be deductible for income tax purposes, the Assistant Treasurer, Senator Rod Kemp, announced today.

The Centre’s objectives are to promote a greater awareness in the wider Australian and New Zealand communities of the growing significance of countries and peoples of Asia and the Pacific region and a better understanding of their cultures and societies. Tax deductible gift status will assist the Centre to attract public support for its activities.

Legislation to give effect to the Government’s decision will be introduced as soon as practicable.

Taxpayers should ensure that they receive a receipt for their donation.

The address for donations is:

Asia Society AustralAsia Centre 

Level 3, 175 Collins Street 

MELBOURNE VIC 3000

Or

PO Box 18200 

MELBOURNE VIC 3000

7 December 1998

Contact Officer: 

Penny Farnsworth 

Assistant Treasurer’s Office 

(02) 6277 7360

Deborah Robinson 

Australian Taxation Office 

(02) 621 61112

 

 

 

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