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OECD in head-to-head VAT clash with UK charity body

08 December 2020

The OECD and the UK’s Charity Tax Group have published reports on the taxation of philanthropic activities with diametrically opposed recommendations to the imposition of VAT on the sector.

Charity Tax Group reports the UK charity tax gap is £2 billion a year

08 December 2020

A recent report by the Charity Tax Group provides compelling economic evidence to support a new charity VAT rate. The report finds tax continues to be a significant burden on UK charities, with the net tax cost to the sector reaching a staggering £2 billion a year.

Alex Hire

Senior Manager

Alex is an FCCA accountant with over 19 years internal audit experience. Alex works predominantly in the not for profit public sector including NHS, education and social housing, but also has experience of working with financial services clients, private and charity sectors.

Lindsey Cooper


Lindsey is a partner at RSM.

Matthew Humphrey


Matthew is a partner at RSM.

HMRC extends VAT relief for charities to some digital campaigns

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.


18 September 2020

Any philanthropic enterprise must be carefully planned and executed. We will work with you to create a long-term and sustainable strategy that can evolve and adapt to provide inter-generational continuity.

Independent Schools COVID-19 Toolkit
Nick Sladden

11 September 2020

As we begin to prepare for a post coronavirus world, we are taking a look at the uncertainty in the independent school sector and the impact it has had.

John Guest


John is an audit director and acts for both not for profit and corporate clients. He leads the Social Housing offering in North West and North East England and has over 15 years’ experience in providing audit and assurance services.

What digital advertising is included in the charity VAT relief?
Nick Sladden

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.


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