This website provides comprehensive information about how charities and donors are taxed in the UK.
If you are looking for a quick answer to a simple question, we recommend the HMRC tax guidance for charities.
However, if you are looking for a deeper analysis or an impartial view you are in the right place.
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Contents of ToC online
ToC Online is the online version of the book Taxation of Charities and Nonprofit Organisations by James Kessler QC and Oliver Marre. The initial data was the current edition of the book, published September 2013.
- 38 Stamp Duties
- 50 Tables
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If you do not find the answer to your question in ToC online, or if you want advice on which you can legally rely, you may instruct James Kessler QC or Oliver Marre to advise. For further information see How to instruct James Kessler QC and Oliver Marre.
ToC archive editions
There are archive editions for ToC 2009/10 and 2011/12. This will occasionally be useful to investigate the tax position in those years, but the current edition will generally be the best starting point, as that has been written in the light of current HMRC guidance, and further thought and research.
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