Category Archives: FCRA, TAX, LEGAL

Foreign Contribution Regulation Act

Renewal of 80G

Dear Sir/Madam, Our organization Education Resource Society, Uttar Pradesh has got 12 A and 80 G registration in 2008 and 80 G registration has been dead. We want to now renewal the same registration. Please guide us about processing and … Continue reading

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Transfer of funds from FCRA to Non FCRA A/c

I wanted your help with regards to a question I have on our FCRA account. ‎ We are a NGO in Bangalore catering to cancer patients in their last stages with free treatment.‎ We have a donor who funds us … Continue reading

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Are FCRA funds allowed for Corpus purposes

Dear Friends, If a foreign entity wishes to donate to our Corpus, is that allowed under FCRA? If so, are there any special formalities to be followed? A quick response will be much appreciated. Thanks & regards, Ruby

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Implications if NGO not registered under 12A

Dear Friends Is it legally valid to provide a Grant-in-Aid to a Registered Federation of Self Help Groups for which 12A is Applied For and awaited. Funds are domestic in nature and raised by the Donor Organisation. Does the Donor … Continue reading

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Migration of FCRA Bank Account with PFMS Compliant Bank by 21st January 2018‎

FCRA Department vide its circular dated 21/12/2017 has made it mandated all ‎individuals / organizations who receive contribution under the FCRA, 2010 to ‎migrating their designated FCRA Bank Account with the PFMS (Public Financial ‎Management System) compliant bank, as per … Continue reading

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Receipt of foreign fund by a NGO

Is it ok for a non FCRA NGO to receive upto USD 10,000 per annum? Do they need a separate bank account for this? Please let me know. Many thanks, Stanley, ODAF

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Change of Trust Name

Would like to know what will be the procedure to change the name of an existing registered charitable Trust. Is it possible to change the name or do we have to register a new Trust? Thanks Mukti K Bosco Founder … Continue reading

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Compulsory registration for All FCRA entities at NITI Aayog ‎

FCRA department has came out with a circular on 04th October 2017 to obtain “UNIQUE ID” for all NGOs / organisations registered with FCRA Department or wishing to apply Prior Permission / Registration  by registering to NITI Aayog portal “NGO-DARPAN”. … Continue reading

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Is the cash payments limit of Rs.10,000 applicable from April 2017

Dear SRRF Members, As per finance Act 2017 Limit for payment of expenses by cash is reduced from Rs. 20,000 to 10,000/-. When from will this 10,000 limit apply? Is it from 1st April 2017? Regards, Vidya Sagar Devabhaktuni President, … Continue reading

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Payment of salaries to staff working out side India for organization

How to pay the salaries to staff who are working in foreign for our organization? What are taxes ‎applicable to them? Kindly guide us.‎ ‎(M.C.Ramesh)‎ General Secretary ‎ Vidyaranya Bangalore

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