Alan Sharpe: Looking after reserves
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Alan Sharpe: Looking after reserves

2 Sep 2014 | David Ainsworth

Alan Sharpe of the RSPB tells David Ainsworth that understanding people is the key to success as an FD.

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Alan Sharpe: Looking after reserves

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New VAT changes for 2011

Socrates Socratous takes us through the latest VAT changes which could affect your charity.

Unwind Lennartz to save VAT?

Richard Wild considers whether remaining with your Lennartz arrangements is the right way forward after the HMRC outlined options for organisations committed to the accounting system.

Lennartz appeal fails

Socrates Socratous and Linda Skilbeck report on the result of the first UK VAT case since the ECJ’s decision in VNLTO cast doubt on the Lennartz principle.

Technical briefing: Input tax concessions on land and property

Two little-known VAT concessions on land and property are to be radically amended by HMRC this year. Broadly speaking, these concessions are of benefit to a property owner who is charged VAT on the purchase of a property, is initially denied VAT recovery because he treats the rent as exempt, but decides later to opt to tax the building.

Congratulations to the RNLI - this only goes to prove that working on long term (and short term for that matter) legacies really pays dividends in the end.

» RNLI legacy income rises to record £118m

Technical briefing: No more Lennartz?

After considerable deliberation, HMRC has now effectively announced that Lennartz is dead for charities.

Technical briefing: VAT concessions go

So, farewell Lennartz? Herr Lennartz was (or is) a German tax consultant, whose name became the tag of a VAT accounting treatment which has become well-known among UK charities.

Technical briefing: VAT and renovation

The Whitechapel Art Gallery is a registered charity and displays works of art to the general public for no consideration. It acquired an old derelict library building adjacent to its existing premises for £900k with the intention of converting it into a gallery.

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