Charities & IPCs Audit

Definitions

Any institution, corporate or not, which is established for charitable purposes and is subject to the control of the High Court in exercise of the Court’s jurisdiction with respect to charities constituted :

  • » As a society
  • » As a company limited by guarantee under the Companies Act
  • » By trust deed
  • » By a special Act of Parliament

Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs) are non-profit or not-for-profit organisations. Only those are conferred the approved IPC Status are authorised to issue tax-deductible donations.

Compliance

  • » Charities Act (Chapter 37)
  • » Charities (IPC) Regulations 2007
  • » Charities (IPC)(Amendment) Regulations 2008
  • » Charities (Accounts & Audit Report) Regulations
  • » Societies Act (Chapter 311)
  • » Societies Regulation

Audit & Financial Statements Requirements

  • » Charities (Accounts & Audit) Regulations
    • 500K externally audited by public accountant
    • Submission with 6 months from the end of the financial year (Reg. 16)
    • Need auditor to certify compliance of Reg 15 – 30/70 fund raising rule
    • Change auditor once every 5 years
  • » Review and presentation of Financial Statements
    • Accounting – choice of FRS & CAS
    • Appropriateness of accounting policies

For more information of IPC, you may log on to www.charities.gov.sg

We have had many years of audit experience in IPCs entities administering by various government agencies.

Client list may be provided upon request

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