Gift Aid (part 2): The Technicalities

This is the second instalment of a two-part series where I review the ins and outs of Gift Aid for charities. Last time in Gift Aid: The Practicalities I considered: Establishing registration with HMRC Gift Aid declarations for your donors and record-keeping Completing a Gift Aid return This article looks at: Eligible donations Calculating what […]

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Charity Compliance Update – April 2018

Consultation responses – hot off the press! Business Rates in multi-occupied properties The government’s response to a consultation around the proposed reinstatement of a practice by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) – namely applying one rating assessment to contiguous (touching) business properties occupied by the same ratepayer – has been published this month. There has […]

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Charity Compliance Update – March 2018

This month’s instalment brings you updated fundraising guidance from OSCR, changes to FRS102 and financial reporting re subsidiary gift aid payments and the launch of a consultation around guidance for managing relationships with non-charitable connected parties. Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for the latest on Sector consultations – including the new SORP consultation. […]

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Gift Aid (part 1): The Practicalities

In this, the first of a two-part article, I explore the administrative and practical side of registering and being registered for Gift Aid, including: Establishing registration with HMRC Gift Aid declarations for your donors and record-keeping Completing a Gift Aid return In the second instalment next month, I will be reviewing key Gift Aid technicalities, […]

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Getting your charity ready for year end

For many charities, 31 March 2018 will be the next financial year end to contend with. As charity specialist accountants and advisors, we understand the challenges faced by finance teams in the Sector when getting ready for year end – whether that be audit or Independent Examination. This article explores top tips for year-end preparation […]

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