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The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on Scottish Cha...

22nd January | Posted in: Charity, Company News, Government Announcements

The Scottish Government has made a flying start to the new year by publishing a consultation on proposed reforms to Scottish charity law.   The consultation can be found here Scottish Charity Law ...

An excellent year for fundraising!

11th January | Posted in: Charity, Community, Fundraising

We decided at the end of 2017 that we would support SMA Support UK for a second year and are delighted to let you know that it has been our best year ever, with funds raised of £20,000. Throughout 20...

New guidance on investments for charities

17th December | Posted in: Charity

OSCR have recently published guidance on matters which charity trustees should take into account when considering their investment strategy.  Please visit  Charity investments, guidance and good pra...

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Our Summer E-Newsletter

7th August | Posted in: Business Tax, Charity, Professional Services, Property Investment, Regulations, VAT

Welcome to our latest E-Newsletter which we hope you enjoy reading. As well as keeping up to date with the latest news, our staff have continued to help raise money for our chosen Charity this year, ...

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What does OSCR do?

6th August | Posted in: Charity, Pensions, Savings & Investments, Professional Services

OSCR – the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator – was set up almost 15 years ago.  The establishment of OSCR in late 2003, followed soon after by the introduction of the Charities and Trustee...

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The longest mile!

30th July | Posted in: Charity, Community, Fundraising

Our annual charity fundraising drive for SMA Support, our chosen charity for Johnston Smillie for the second year, continues for two of our brave team with a mile long, open water swim in Loch Lomond ...

Do charities pay tax?

15th June | Posted in: Business Tax, Charity, Planning, VAT

It is widely thought that one of the benefits enjoyed by charities is that they don’t have to pay tax.  This is not quite correct.  Whilst it is true that charities generally have to pay less tax ...

How can a charity run a business?

13th June | Posted in: Business Tax, Charity

One of the most widespread ways in which charities make money is by trading.  At one end of the scale, a local community group might occasionally make a few pounds by holding a jumble sale.  At the ...

April 2018 E-Newsletter

1st May | Posted in: Allowances, Business Tax, Charity, Company News, PAYE & NI, Pensions, Savings & Investments, Personal Tax, Planning

We hope you enjoy reading the various articles in this month’s newsletter. We attempt to keep you up to date with ever changing legislation changes, but there is no substitute for speaking with ...

Charities Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS)

27th April | Posted in: Charity

Under the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS), a charity or community amateur sports club (CASC) can claim top-up payments on small donations up to £20. From 6 April 2017, charities have also bee...

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