Luke Savvas

Luke Savvas

Tax partner, Buzzacott LLP from 2009

Luke is a partner of the firm and works across various teams including Business Services, the Charity and Not-for-Profit Team. He advises corporate clients; ranging from small family owned businesses to international groups on efficient tax structuring, property transactions, research and development tax credits amongst other taxation services. He regularly lectures and writes articles on charity taxation matters and advises charity clients on property transactions, charitable trading issues, investment and funding issues, gift aid matters, other tax efficient giving and tax advice in respect of fundraising.

Luke is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and also has experience in property and construction, private banking, publishing, catering and the leisure industry.

Qualifying in 1993, Luke has worked in the accountancy and tax profession, having specialised in charity taxation since 1998. He joined Buzzacott in 2008 and became a partner in 2009.

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Gift aid

Luke Savvas explores the effect of last year's Budget on the gift aid donor benefit rules.

Gift aid update

Luke Savvas explores the most recent gift aid changes proposed by government.

Topping up the bucket

The gift aid small donations scheme will be of particular use to charities with lots of community buildings, says Luke Savvas.

Gift aid on small donations

With a Small Donations Bill due to be debated in Parliament later this year, Luke Savvas explains what it could mean for charities.

Updated gift aid guidance

HMRC recently updated its guidance for claiming gift aid. Luke Savvas explains.

Technical briefing: New time limits for gift aid claims

The Finance Act 2008 introduced changes to bring in line the various time limits for assessments and claims under VAT, corporation tax, capital gains tax and income tax.

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