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    Do the public trust Charities?

    The Charity Commission for England and Wales has recently published some new research into how much the public trust charities. Given the current climate in the sector, the results are perhaps not that surprising. The research found that public confidence in charities is currently 5.5 out of 10.  This compares to 5.7 out of 10 […]

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    Proposed changes to FRS 102 for Gift Aid payments

    The FRC has noticed a range of practice in accounting for distributions within groups headed by charities, so has released an Exposure Draft clarifying the accounting treatment and proposing an amendment to deal with the tax-related consequences of this amendment.

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    Charity Commission Annual Return 2018 consultation

    The Charity Commission has recently issued a consultation on the proposed contents of the 2018 version of the Annual Return (“AR18”) that charities with income over £10,000 have to file with them. If this sounds familiar, it is because it is the second part of a two year project to review the annual return, which […]

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    Charities And The Common Reporting Standard

    New tax laws on automatic exchange of information will impose extra reporting requirements on some charities that have income from investments and that have beneficiaries, shareholders or lenders outside the UK. Charities with most of their income from donations, and those with all operations, investors and beneficiaries in the UK, will not need to report, […]

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