Unintended consequences for Charitable Giving

  There are some changes in store which will affect charitable giving and give some charitable donors a potential nasty shock is in store for them since the start of the tax year on 6 April. More

New Model Gift Aid Declarations

Gift Aid Declarations provided by HMRC were updated in September 2015 using clearer and more understandable language after lobbying by the sector and the accountancy profession. More

Cancer Support Yorkshire appointment

  The specialist charities department at Garbutt + Elliott, has been appointed as auditors by Cancer Support Yorkshire. More

Technical SORP Update

An update Bulletin detailing amendments to SORP for charities applying FRS 102 was published on 2 February 2016. More

VAT Refund Scheme for Museums + Galleries

  The VAT refund scheme for museums and galleries was introduced in 2001 and is aimed at supporting the provision of free access to museums and galleries. More

Could you be missing out on Gift Aid?

The Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS) allows eligible charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) to claim the Gift Aid top-up from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on small cash donations under £20 where. More