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Charity Update 13 June 2012



United Kingdom

Charity Update 13 June 2012

29 May 2012

Charity Commission consults on information review

The Charity Commission launches a public consultation about the information the Commission collects from charities, most of which is published on its online Register of Charities.

Charity Commission

1 June 2012

Use the correct Gift Aid repayment form – act now

In March 2011 HMRC introduced a new R68(i) - Gift Aid and tax repayment claims form, which replaced all previous versions of this claim form. Over the course of the next few months HMRC will stop accepting claims on old style forms.


1 June 2012

Charity sector bodies join up to tackle fraud

A number of charity sector bodies join together with the National Fraud Authority and other public sector and law enforcement organisations to produce a guide to help charities prevent, detect and report fraud.

Charity Finance Group

7 June 2012

£19m for social enterprises as Department of Health and Cabinet Office join forces to back public service mutuals

The Cabinet Office and Department of Health committed to help fund and assist more doctors, nurses and other public sector workers to run services that are tailored to their local community.

Cabinet Office

7 June 2012

George Osborne: We got it wrong on charity tax

Chancellor George Osborne states that the government "got it wrong" on its proposed changes to taxation on charitable giving in the Budget.



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