Posts Tagged: VAT

I’d love it if Sue Ryder won the VAT battle but I don’t hold out much hope

Recently, the government has been veritably pelted with questions, largely from its own back benches, asking it about the VAT burden it is placing on charities. In both the Lords and the Commons, on both sides of the aisle, our political representatives clearly don’t think much of charities’ current tax bill. It’s also pretty clear… Read more »

Charities should be more than an afterthought when politicians talk tax

Among the ideas in the Charity Finance Directors’ Group’s  election manifesto is one for establishing a review panel to scrutinise new legislation at an early stage and find out whether it will throw a giant spanner into the works of the charity sector. The benefit of this proposal is obvious: every time the Government introduced… Read more »