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Charity Update 9 August 2016



United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

3 August 2016

Plastic bag levy raises millions for charities

New analysis by the Charities Aid Foundation shows that the plastic bag levy has had a “huge positive impact” on a diverse range of national and local charities.

Charities Aid Foundation  


3 August 2016

Charities and litigation - a guide for trustees (CC38)

The Charity Commission publishes guidance which explains what charity trustees need to know when thinking about taking or defending legal action.

The Charity Commission  


1 August 2016

Updated guidance as new social investment power comes into force

The Charity Commission publishes updated guidance to reflect the new statutory power for charities to make social investments.

The Charity Commission  


28 July 2016

Charity Commission News - Issue 54

The Charity Commission publishes its Summer 2016 News which contains articles on:

  • a fall in public confidence in charities;

  • the Charity Commission's updated fundraising guidance and the new Fundraising Regulator;

  • tackling fraud in the charity sector; and

  • consulting on the framework for accounting and reporting.

The Charity Commission

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