Charity Update - May 2015
Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments.
12 May 2015
Election 2015: ministerial appointments
Following the 2015 general election, The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP has been promoted to the Cabinet as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster in overall charge of Cabinet Office.
Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street, The Rt Hon David Cameron and Cabinet Office
Read the details of ministers confirmed so far here
30 April 2015
Charity Commission News
The Charity Commission publishes its latest newsletter. This issue contains articles on:
- the annual return 2015
- the new online register
- changes to charity audit thresholds
Read the newsletter here
30 April 2015
Charitable donations and tax reliefs statistics
HM Revenue & Customs publish UK Charity Tax Relief Statistics 1990-91 to 2014-15.
H M Revenue & Customs
Read the commentary here
23 April 2015
Muhoro v Charity Commission for England and Wales (CA/2015/0004)
Judge Alison McKenna does not consider that it would be appropriate for her to exercise her discretion to extend time to allow the Appellant to appeal against a Charity Commission Order.
Read the ruling here
Section 26 of the Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (General Regulatory Chamber) Rules 2009 state that:
"(1) An appellant must start proceedings before the Tribunal by sending or delivering to the Tribunal a notice of appeal so that it is received—
(a) if the appellant was the subject of the decision to which the proceedings relate, within 42 days of the date on which notice of the decision was sent to the appellant; or
(b) if the appellant was not the subject of the decision to which the proceedings relate, within 42 days of the date on which the decision was published."
Read the Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (General Regulatory Chamber) Rules 2009 here