12 May 2021
Adoption of the Charity Governance Code has improved by over ten per cent in 2020 when compared to 2019 - highlighting a marked improvement in governance performance across the sector.
18 September 2020
Following recent representations by the Charity Tax Group (CTG), HMRC has agreed to amend its policy on the VAT treatment of online charity advertising. Information on HMRC's new policy was published on 8 September and we suggest that affected advertisers and charities should consider their position carefully.
06 August 2020
Following recent representation by the Charity Tax Group (CTG) on behalf of the charitable sector, HMRC have consulted with various parties and announced an update to their policy in the area of online charity advertising.
18 May 2020
The upper tribunal case for Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation calls into question the approach to be taking by organisations that undertake non business and business activities.
18 May 2020
Coronavirus has resulted in many charities suffering a significant decline in revenues, and irrecoverable VAT costs increase significantly. We recommend that charities should build this reduction into their cash flow projections.
01 May 2020
The Government has announced that the application of the zero rate of VAT to supplies of 'digital publications' will be brought forward to 1 May.
09 April 2020
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a £750m package to keep struggling charities afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
26 March 2020
Nick Sladden, head of charities at RSM, comments on the Charity Commission’s recently updated guidance on dealing with the coronavirus.