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Setting Up Or Starting A Community Interest Company (CIC) Social Enterprise - A How To Guide To Company Formation And CIC Registration

Posted 10/13/2020

A 'How To' guide for starting or setting up a Community Interest Company (CIC) Social Enterprise. A DIY guide to company formation and CIC registration, with step-by-step advice and links to everything you will need.

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How To Register A Charity With HMRC To Claim Charitable Status

Posted 8/2/2020

There are a wide range of HMRC charitable tax reliefs, but you have to register your charity with HMRC to claim charitable status. This guide gives you practical step-by-step instructions on HMRC charity registration, so you can claim everything you're entitled to. I am neither a lawyer, nor accountant, so this is a layman's guide, not professional advice.

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How To Claim HMRC Gift Aid For Charities

Posted 8/2/2020

We fail to claim £600 million in HMRC Gift Aid for charities annually, it's effectively core funding and you can claim up to 4 years retrospectively. We need that money more than ever, but there are different rules and it can be confusing. This Chaity Excellence resource gives you everything you need to make sure you're maximising yours. I'm Scottish, but not an accountant, so I can see the opportunity, but this resource is not professional advice.

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