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Policy: Receipting


To inform staff of the requirements for receipting of ANU money.


An outline of requirement for receipting of ANU money.


This policy applies across the University.

Policy Statement


  1. Receipts issued by the University are official documents and can only be produced from approved ANU Receipting systems (as detailed in the Receipting procedure).
  2. Receipts issued by the ANU must comply with relevant tax legislation.
  3. The issue of ‘interim' or non-official receipts for amounts paid to the University is not permitted.
  4. All receipts for donations to the University must be issued by ANU Advancment.

Delegations Relevant to this Policy

000247: Accept Gifts and bequests to the University


Printable version (PDF)
Title Receipting
Document Type Policy
Document Number ANUP_000450
Version 5
Purpose To inform staff of the requirements for receipting of ANU money
Audience Staff
Category Administrative
Topic/ SubTopic Finance - Payments
Effective Date 20 Dec 2019
Next Review Date 20 Dec 2022
Responsible Officer: Chief Financial Officer
Approved By: Vice-Chancellor
Contact Area Finance and Business Services
Authority: Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
Australian National University (ANU Foundation) Statute 2018
Delegations 247
On 9 April 2021, the ANU Council assigned authority to approve academic policy to the Academic Board.