10 May 2016
A plan to introduce a “pre-donation questionnaire” for supporters before they can make gift aided donations online has been criticised as “completely ridiculous” and damaging to giving.
Many grant-givers will “be really horribly affected” by an “onerous” new international transparency regime, a tax conference heard last week.
A number of Christian charities were among the largest new entrants and fastest risers in the Charity 250 Index – a list of the UK’s largest charities maintained by Charity Finance magazine.
Damian Hinds, exchequer secretary to the Treasury, has announced a point of contact for charities in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to help with the introduction of the apprenticeship levy.
HM Revenue & Customs has updated its guidance on digital gift aid, and said it will introduce a “pre-donation questionnaire” which supporters must complete before they can make gift aided donations online.
Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.
29 Apr 2016
Dogs Trust saw its net assets jump from £130m to £141m last year, thanks in part to an "exceptional" VAT rebate of £6.5m, its latest set of accounts reveal.
28 Apr 2016
The government has promised that there will be greater scrutiny before awarding grants to charities, as it rolls out a raft of measures as a result of the collapse of Kids Company.
The government has said it is “pausing on implementation” of the anti-advocacy clause, which will restrict organisations that receive taxpayers' money from lobbying government.