Monthly Archives: April 2012

Charitable Giving or a Tax Dodge

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Charitable giving perhaps its time to move the goal posts back again. In the “Charities Act 2006” http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2006/50/contents the act lists thirteen purposes the 13th says “other purposes currently recognised as charitable and any new charitable purposes which are similar to another charitable purpose”. This seems ridiculous to me it merely provides an opportunity for registration as a charity to to receive the favourable tax status of charities. Continue reading

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