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.

Charity Finance Summit 2014 - now sold out

Incorporating a wider breadth of charity finance subjects alongside established streams on charity VAT & tax and charity investment.

Charity VAT & Tax Conference 2013

Ensure you're not left behind in the ever-evolving world of charity taxation.

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.

Charity VAT & Tax Conference 2012

Keep up with the charity taxation landscape as we cover a wide range of VAT issues such as memberships, sponsorships, contracts, trading and listed buildings as well as employment and corporation taxes, gift aid and cost-sharing exemptions.

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.

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