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When a ‘charity’ isn’t a charity

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The Commission recently published a  thematic report on charity registration refusals and why they were refused.

Since December 2013, when the process of registering charities commenced, the Commission has registered over 5,700 charities and refused just 40. While it’s rare that an organisation coming forward to register as a charity is not a charity, it’s important to understand why registration is sometimes refused.

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