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Charity Update 17 April 2012

17/04/2012

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Charity Update 17 April 2012

3 April 2012

Cap on unlimited income tax reliefs explained

Budget 2012 announced that from 6 April 2013 there will be limits to the amount of income tax reliefs individuals can claim.

HM Treasury


4 April 2012

Launch of Big Society Capital – the world’s first ever social investment market builder

Big Society Capital is launched to make it easier for charities, social enterprise and community groups to access affordable finance. Fieldfisher advised the Cabinet Office on the establishment and governance of this innovative new venture.

Cabinet Office


11 April 2012

Charity Commission public meeting to focus on good financial controls

The Charity Commission is inviting charities, trustees and advisors to discuss financial controls in charities.

Charity Commission


12 April 2012

Government cap on tax relief will hit donations from major donors

Nearly nine out of ten top charity executives believe the Government’s new cap on tax relief will hit donations from major donors, according to a new survey.

Charities Aid Foundation


16 April 2012

Almost half a million volunteers to benefit from the Social Action Fund

An estimated 450,000 volunteers will touch the lives of 4 million people in their communities as a result of funding from the Social Action Fund which is managed by The Social Investment Business on behalf of the Cabinet Office.

The Social Investment Business


16 April 2012

Government may offer concessions on charity tax relief

Chancellor George Osborne is ready to soften his stance on plans to limit tax relief on charitable donations but will not exempt donations from the cap altogether.

Money Marketing

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