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Autumn Newsletter for Charities

A round up of the latest news stories affecting charities and not for profit organisations, including governance, new code of fundraising practice, related third party transactions and measures aimed at preventing fraud and cyber crime in charities.

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Getting your charity audit right

Getting your charity audit right generates public confidence. Understand whether your charity needs an audit and make sure your auditors are qualified and experienced in auditing charities.

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SDLT Payment Pressures

As of 31 March 2019, SDLT is now due for payment 14 days after the completion of the transaction. Given the cashflow pressures of this it will be more important than ever to get the SDLT liability right and take advantage of any reliefs available. Multiple Dwellings...

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Claiming Entrepreneurs’ Relief on dilution

Cassandra Graham, Tax manager at Bates Weston, explains the elections you can make to protect your Entrepreneurs' Relief on dilution of your shareholding. As ever, this article is general in nature and you should take no action based upon it without first consulting...

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What now for the Loan Charge?

Richard Coombs, Tax Partner at Bates Weston, looks at the outcry against the retrospective nature of the loan charge, effective from the beginning of April 2019. You would be forgiven for thinking that now that April has passed then the loan charge is now a done deal...

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