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Charity Finance Professionals Community resources

Key resources for Charity Finance Professionals Community members.

 
 

Coronavirus and charities

The coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic is affecting charities and volunteer organisations. This page gathers ICAEW insights and externally-produced resources providing practical information on managing charity finances and delivering services safely.

Accounting

 

Accounting for donated goods

The requirements of FRS 102, upon which Charities SORP 2015 is based, include a requirement to recognise the income from receipts of resources from non-exchange transactions (including donated goods) at the fair value of the donated goods received.

Audit and Independent Examination

Charity regulation and legislation

Governance

Charity Fraud Awareness Week 2021

Charity Fraud Awareness Week is an annual event to raise awareness of fraud and cybercrime affecting the sector and to create a safe space for charities and their supporters to talk about fraud and share good practice.

Keep your charity safe

New helpsheet for charities on keeping themselves safe in the pandemic and beyond, issued in December 2020 by the Fraud Advisory Panel, the Charity Commission, the National Cyber Security Centre and others.

Taxation

HMRC Gift Aid online

Online service for charities, or community amateur sports clubs, to claim Gift Aid or tax back on other income. It also contains details of how a charity can register with Charities Online before making a claim.

Charity Tax Group

The Charity Tax Group was established in 1982 to make representations to Government on charity taxation and is the leading voice for the sector on this issue. It now has over 500 members of all sizes representing all types of charitable activity.

Find out more about the implications of the decision to leave the EU on charities from our feed of externally produced articles and resources.

Charity Finance Group: Brexit

Information from the Charity Finance Group on Brexit. Includes articles on what the UK-EU agreement means for charities, how charities should prepare for a post-EU era and opportunities for civil society.

Getting ready for the end of the transition period

Guide to help third sector organisations in Wales prepare for Brexit. Covers more immediate actions together with medium and longer-term changes to consider.

The civil society sectors and the EU

Guidance from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport for the civil society sectors, including charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations, on working with the EU from 1 January 2021.

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