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HMRC announces new gift aid guidance, and plans for extra step in online gift aid process

29 Apr 2016 | Alice Sharman

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.

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Eight new entrants in list of UK's 100 largest charities

There were eight new entrants to the Charity 100 Index this year, including the Canal & River Trust at 23 in the first year that the charity was eligible.

OSCR now publishing Scottish charities' accounts

Charities based in Scotland with incomes over £25,000, as well as all Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisations, which file accounts after 1 April, will have their accounts published on the OSCR website.

True and Fair Foundation to publish report criticising charity shops and gift aid

The True and Fair Foundation is to publish another report criticising large charities for being inefficient, this time focusing on gift aid and other reliefs claimed by charity shops.

Sector criticises 'embarrassingly poor report' from True and Fair Foundation

NCVO, the Charity Finance Group and the Charity Retail Association have all criticised the latest research report from the True and Fair Foundation for having fundamental flaws.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

Digital filing system for charity accounts unveiled by Commission

A new system of classification allowing charities to file accounts digitally has been developed by the Charity Commission and the Financial Reporting Council.

Hind: 'Large charities team might have spotted Kids Company'

The former chief executive of the Charity Commission suggested yesterday that the large charities team at the regulator might have spotted red flags in Kids Company’s accounts, if budget cuts had not forced it to be scrapped.

CFG condemns Commission for lack of consultation on updated reserves  guidance

The Charity Commission has updated its trustee guidance on reserves, CC19, but the Charity Finance Group has objected to its failure to consult on it first and expressed concerns that it could make the sector less resilient.

Christian Aid

Christian Aid's income fell by £3.7m during the last financial year, partly down to generating "less than we had planned" particularly during Christian Aid Week, its latest annual report shows.

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