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Charity Update - 12 December 2017



United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

6 December 2017

Safeguarding is a key governance priority for all charities, says charity regulator

The Charity Commission publishes a new safeguarding strategy and says safeguarding goes beyond protecting at risk groups.

The Charity Commission

5 December 2017

Tampon Tax Fund application form: 2018-2019 funding round

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and Tracey Crouch MP publish the Tampon Tax Fund application form and guidance for applicants (for the 2018/19 round of funding).

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and Tracey Crouch MP

4 December 2017

Consultation on complementary and alternative medicines

The Charity Commission publishes the feedback that it has received on the consultation on complementary and alternative medicines.

The Charity Commission

29 November 2017

#givingtuesday campaign goes from strength to strength

The Charities Aid Foundation reports that #givingtuesday saw millions of pounds donated to charity and the campaign was mentioned online in the UK more than 48,000 times.

Charities Aid Foundation

29 November 2017

Charity Commission welcomes NAO report

The Charity Commission welcomes a report from the National Audit Office that recognises the progress it has made in becoming a more effective regulator, including in its digital transformation.

The Charity Commission

22 November 2017

Simplification of Gift Aid donor benefit rules for charities

The Government announces, in the Autumn Budget 2017, that it will legislate in the Finance Bill 2018-19 to simplify the donor benefit rules that apply to charities that claim Gift Aid tax relief on donations.

HM Revenue & Customs and HM Treasury