03 Oct 2018
The Charity Commission has warned charities that the deadline for submitting the 2017 annual return is fast approaching. The deadline for charities with a standard 12-month accounting period is 31 October 2018. According to the Charity Commission, there are many charities that have yet to file their annual return. Not filing on time means that the charity will be in default, and this information may be displayed to the public on the charity register.
The annual return is separate from the charity’s annual accounts and the charity tax return sent to HMRC.
The 2018 annual return will see the addition of new questions which are added to ensure greater transparency.
They will include:
In response to a number of concerns raised, the Charity Commission will not publish details of benefits given to the highest paid member of staff on the public register.
There will also be two new sets of questions regarding charitable expenditure overseas. This will establish how charities transfer and monitor funds sent overseas and about income sources from outside the UK.
The completion of these question sets will be optional for the 2018 annual return to give charities time to gather and record the necessary information. The two question sets will become mandatory for the 2019 annual return and thereafter.
Vada Studios is a very successful music recording facility. The business had outgrown their existing premises, and had a vision to create one of the top residential recording studios in the UK.
A highly successful restaurant, butcher and retail business.
GJA have been the retained accountants for this property investment and development group for over 20 years. Imminently due to dissolve companies.
Proco approached us with an idea of becoming a distributor of a high-end product in the UK, supplying vinyl nationally.
In 2008 Tom Floate left his employer to set up his own business providing website services. Initially forming a partnership with his wife Rachel, they began trading IO Studios from their home office.
Barry the Butcher is a very successful wholesale butchery and retail business.
Chris works with a diverse profile of owner managed businesses to assist them to grow and retain wealth. Although Chris works with clients from a wide range of sectors, he has particular expertise in property, catering, consultancy and professional services.
Managing Director ACMA
Alex has worked for Grenfell James since 2002 and became a director in 2013. Overseeing our internal operations, he manages the flow of work and ensures we hit our strict deadlines. Alex also manages a portfolio of clients, with expertise in manufacturing and service businesses.
Operational Director MAAT
David has worked for Grenfell James since 2006. He heads up our tax team and is highly experienced with expertise in different industries and sectors.
Tax Director ACCA
Hannah qualified in 2016, having worked for the company since 2009. She acts as a client manager for a range of businesses, with expert knowledge of the equestrian and rural sector. Hannah also manages our payroll team.
Client Manager ACCA
Andrew Knight. The Howard Arms Ilmington
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Roy Ferguson. The Perfect Cosmetics Company.
Mr J McCarthy
Mr I Cameron
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