12A registration is a one-time registration which is granted by the Income Tax Department to trusts and other not for profit organizations. The purpose of the registration is to be exempted from the payment of income tax.The fund used for charitable purposes is considered to be the application of the income. The income application refers to the expenses used for charitable purposes for calculating the taxable income of the not-for-profit organization. The income received will be free from the charge of Income Tax.
An 80G certification is one that is granted to certain not-for-profit organizations by the Income Tax Department, granting their donors the ability to avail of a tax deduction on donations. Section 80G of the Income Tax Act’1961 provides deduction while computing the total income in the hands of donor. It provides deduction in respect of donations to certain funds, charitable institutions, etc. The recipient of money or the donee gives a receipt of donation, based on which the donor is entitled to claim a deduction, provided the donee institution is approved under section 80G of the Income Tax Act’1961
The Foreign Contribution (regulation) Act, (FCRA) 2010 is an act of the Parliament of India. It is a consolidating act whose scope is to regulate the acceptance and utilization of foreign contribution or foreign hospitality by certain individuals or associations or companies and to prohibit acceptance and utilization of foreign contribution or foreign hospitality for any activities detrimental to the national interest and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. .