HM Revenue and Customs reveals charities' most common tax mistakes

HM Revenue and Customs reveals charities' most common tax mistakes

8 Sep 2016 | Hugh Radojev

HM Revenue & Customs has published a list of the most common tax mistakes made by charities, as part of the work of its Charities Outreach Team.


HM Revenue and Customs reveals charities' most common tax mistakes

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Fundraising Regulator to look into complaint about Macmillan’s ‘Brave the Shave’

The Fundraising Regulator is looking into a complaint about Macmillan Cancer Support’s ‘Brave the Shave’ fundraising campaign, a spokesman said today.

Barnardo’s launches ten-year strategy with plans to double fundraising income

Barnardo’s has announced a ten-year strategy which will aim to grow income by a third and change its relationship with commissioners, in order to cope with a predicted 25 per cent increase in beneficiaries.

Charities urge donors to give their first plastic £5 note to a good cause

A social media campaign is urging people to donate their first plastic £5 note to charity, after the new version entered circulation at the end of last week.

Fundraising Regulator has received over 150 complaints from the public so far

The chief executive of the Fundraising Regulator has confirmed that it has received over 150 complaints from members of the public since it officially launched in July.

The move to longer term funding is great; this is one of the biggest complaints we get from the young people that we work with; they often ask "why is it that as soon as they get a project/activity that we like and benefit from, it gets taken away."

» Paul Hamlyn Foundation unveils new grants strategy

What can charities learn from CATS?

Kirsty Weakley takes a closer look at a campaign that has been hitting the headlines.

‘Highest number’ of legacies left in wills since records began

Over 37,000 wills in England, Scotland and Wales featured included a legacy donation in 2015, making it the highest number of charitable estates ever recorded, according to Smee & Ford’s latest data.

Military charities accused of sensationalising post-combat stress to get more donations

The chief executive of Walking with the Wounded has told The Times that some military charities “sensationalise” the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on returned veterans in order to raise more money from the public.

Sir Stuart Etherington

Charities should only call people who have specifically given their permission to be contacted by them, the NCVO working group on opt-in fundraising has recommended.

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