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    CFG Briefing: Autumn Statement 2023

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Pensions / Governance, legal and compliance / Funding / Financial sustainability / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Economy and policy / Accounting and reporting
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 22.11.2023

    What does the Chancellor's Autumn Statement mean for you and your organisation? Richard Sagar, Head of Policy, CFG, takes an in-depth look.

    Time to read: 24 minutes
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  • Capital gains tax changes and maximising your charity’s fundraising

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Investment
    Written by: Paul Mathias
    On: 12.10.2023

    Charities can benefit from donations of shares and it can be advantageous to individual donors too. Paul Mathias from RBC Brewin Dolphin explains how recent tax changes can boost charitable giving.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Video

    Gift Aid 101 with Rachel Cooper

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Governance, legal and compliance / Gift Aid
    Posted by: Emma Abbott
    On: 05.10.2023

    Join Gift Aid expert Rachel Cooper and CFG's Richard Sagar to learn how to get going with Gift Aid and avoid common errors when making claims.

    Time to read: 1 minutes
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  • Campaign

    Gift Aid: avoiding common pitfalls

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Risk / Gift Aid
    Written by: Louise Veragoo
    On: 05.10.2023

    Claiming Gift Aid doesn't have to be a headache. Louise Veragoo from Haysmacintyre looks the common pitfalls and opportunities for getting the most out of your charity’s Gift Aid claim.

     

     

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Gift Aid: How giving to charity can reduce your tax bill

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Gift Aid
    Written by: Akin Coker
    On: 05.10.2023

    Donating to your favourite charities can have a feel-good effect but did you know that your generosity could also potentially reduce your tax bill? Akin Coker from Buzzacott explains how.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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  • Campaign

    Gift Aid: How to maximise donations made through fundraising events

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Gift Aid / Financial sustainability
    Written by: Judith Pederzolli
    On: 05.10.2023

    If your charity holds events to raise funds, the rules on when you can and can't claim Gift Aid can be tricky to navigate. Judith Pederzolli from PEM shares expert advice so you don't miss out on a single penny.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Property development for charities

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Governance, legal and compliance / Accounting and reporting
    Written by: Socrates Socratous
    On: 07.09.2023

    Following on from CFG's popular VAT and Tax Conference in July, Socrates Socratous from Buzzacott outlines the VAT implications for different types of property use and development.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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  • Campaign

    Get set for Gift Aid Awareness Day 2023

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Gift Aid / Funding
    Written by: Emma Abbott
    On: 17.07.2023

    On Thursday 5 October, let’s shout about the importance of gift aid and encourage all donors and supporters to #TickTheBox!

    Time to read: 1 minutes
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  • Event

    Crowe and CFG annual round-up 2023

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Risk / Investment / Governance, legal and compliance / Fraud / Accounting and reporting
    Written by: Naziar Hashemi
    On: 27.01.2023

    On 12 January 2023, Crowe UK and Charity Finance Group ran an annual round-up event, highlighting key legal and regulatory changes and updates. This ever-popular event covered a wide range of topics and issues. If you missed it or need a refresher you can now watch the video and read the key points...

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Fifty years of VAT

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Governance, legal and compliance / Accounting and reporting
    Written by: Simon Buchan
    On: 09.01.2023

    As the fiftieth anniversary of VAT draws near, Simon Buchan from BHP takes a look at the latest HMRC approach to determining what is a business activity - an approach that all charities should be aware of.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Remote working abroad: what are the risks for UK employers?

    Topics: Tax and VAT / People and culture / Governance, legal and compliance
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 14.12.2022

    Working remotely abroad can give rise to a variety of tax and legal issues. Tim Stovold and John Williams from Moore Kingston Smith take a look at what to bear in mind when you or your employees are not based in the same country as your organisation.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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  • CFG Briefing: Autumn Statement 2022

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Governance, legal and compliance / Funding / Financial sustainability / Economy and policy / Crisis management
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 17.11.2022

    What does the Chancellor's Autumn Statement mean for you and your organisation? Richard Sagar, Head of Policy, CFG, takes an in-depth look.

    Time to read: 21 minutes
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