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Charity Update 23 April 2013



United Kingdom

Charity Update 23 April 2013

20 March 2013

Gift aid reforms could boost charities by £700m

It has been estimated that proposals from the Budget 2013 regarding Gift Aid could help charities gain more than £700m.

Charity Aid Foundation

20 March 2013

Positive opinion on Budget measures

Announcement of the new Employment Allowance, planned consultation on digital giving and the social investment tax relief welcomed.

Charity Finance Group

25 March 2013

Charities are caught in the perfect storm...

Further cuts by the Government are putting added financial pressure on charities. 

Directory of Social Change

27 March 2013

Welcome VAT review

The commitment by the Secretary of State for Health to look again at the case for extending VAT refunds has been welcomed.

Charity Times

3 April 2013

Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme streamlined

HMRC has published guidance on the GASDS.

HM Revenue & Customs

3 April 2013

Social enterprise start-ups will benefit from funding

Two projects will receive over £1million funding from the latest awards through the social incubator fund.

Social Enterprise UK

8 April 2013

Tax help webinars launched

HMRC has launched a raft of new webinars on tax issues such as the Employer Annual Return.

HM Revenue & Customs

15 April 2013

Formal consultation on tax reliefs for Social Enterprises

The Government has announced it will seek recommendations on what tax relief for social investors should look like.

Social Enterprise UK

19 April 2013

Time for Payroll Giving reform

The IoF argues robustly that if the Government is serious about increasing donations through the work-based giving system then wider reform is vital.

Institute of Fundraising

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