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Charity Update 6 September 2016

Penny Wotton
06/09/2016

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United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

01/09/2016

Simplifying technical issues in charity law

The Law Commission publishes a consultation paper asking consultees for their views on potential reforms to two areas of charity law:

  • to make consistent across all types of charity the powers for changing a charity’s purpose, and
     
  • to simplify the process by which charities seek trust corporation status.

Law Commission  

 

26/8/16

Guidance on Common Reporting Standard

HM Revenue & Customs publishes guidance on the Common Reporting Standard for charities.

HM Revenue & Customs  

 

24/8/16

Final Fundraising Preference Service and Levy & Registration proposals released by Fundraising Regulator

The Fundraising Regulator publishes a discussion paper outlining how the Regulator will enable individuals to receive only the fundraising communications they want and need.

Fundraising Regulator  

 

24/8/16

Charities Statement of Recommended Practice ("SORP") research

OSCR is holding a research exercise intended to identify necessary changes for the next Charities SORP.

OSCR

 

23/08/2016

LIBOR funding: applications

HM Treasury announces that military and emergency services charities and other related good causes can now apply for the next round of LIBOR funding.

HM Treasury