The Smith Family's charitable status
The Smith Family’s status as a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI) was confirmed in July 2005 by the Australian Taxation Office as part of its registration requirements for all non-profit entities, as was the organisation’s status as an Income Tax Exempt Charity and a Deductible Gift Recipient. The organisation enjoys certain other tax concessions and exemptions consistent with its status as a PBA which relate to Goods & Services and Fringe Benefit Taxes.
The Smith Family is registered as required by law in each State and Territory where it raises funds as follows:
Australian Capital Territory
Registration number L19000133 – renewable in 2020
New South Wales
Registration number CFN 11049 – renewable in 2019
Registration number CP 4163 – registration is ongoing subject to meeting certain annual financial reporting requirements
Registration number 778 – renewable annually in January
Registration number 170 – registration is ongoing
Registration number 10290 – renewable in 2018
Registration number 20352 – renewable annually
Smith Family is a company limited by guarantee (ABN 28 000 030 179). The Smith Family’s auditor is Ernst & Young. Legal services are provided by King & Wood Mallesons and banking by Westpac Banking Corporation.