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Running your charity

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Annual Returns/Ngā hokinga ā-tau
The Charities Act 2005 requires all charities registered with Charities Services to file an Annual Return within 6 months of their balance date (financial year end). 

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Update charity details
Registration with Charities Services obliges charities to notify us of changes to name, address for service, balance date, rules, purposes or officers no later than three months after the effective date of the change. This notification is to be done via use of the Update Details form online or via paper copies. We will then check that the changes do not affect your registration status.

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Officer information

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Deregistration and winding up

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Fee summary
View our fee summary here.

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Reporting Standards

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Restricting information/Te here mōhiohio
The Charities Act 2005 emphasises transparency and the availability of information about registered charities to "promote public trust and confidence in the charitable sector".

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Group registration/Te rēhita ā-kāhui
Registered charities that are affiliated or closely related, and have similar charitable purposes, can apply to register as a group under the Charities Act 2005. Charities must nominate one member to be the “parent” entity that applies for group registration on behalf of all charities in the group.

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