Sign up for a series of FREE finance webinars with charity audit specialist Sayer Vincent (webinars start on Tuesday 11 May 2021)

Sayer Vincent, an audit and advisory firm working exclusively with charities and social purpose organisations, is offering a series of FREE webinars this Spring and Summer, tailored to support the development of finance professionals in charities and other social purpose organisations.

Covering key areas including Charity tax made simple and Tax for fundraisers, all sessions will be delivered live in webinar format. They include a slide presentation, video window of speaker, live Q&A box collated and structured by a Chair, and the ability to share other handouts during the session. For those that can’t attend, each webinar will be available on demand for a limited period afterwards.

The webinar programme for 2021 is:

1. Charity tax made simple. Sayer Vincent breaks down the key points:

o Tuesday 11th May 2021 – VAT: income status.
o Wednesday 12th May 2021 – VAT: recovery & reliefs.
o Thursday 13th May 2021 – Gift Aid, and
o Friday 14th May 2021 – Trading & rates relief.

2.  Tax for fundraisers. Practical tips on managing the tax and VAT aspects of events and other fundraising methods such as membership schemes:

o Tuesday 15th June 2021 – Gift Aid: the basics.
o Wednesday 16th June 2021 – Fundraising events (VAT & Gift Aid), and
o Thursday 17th June 2021 – Corporate support & membership.

Jonathan Orchard, Partner at Sayer Vincent said:

As lockdown is starting to ease and restrictions are lifted there is light at the end of the tunnel for charities that have struggled during the pandemic. However, the strain on finances will not disappear overnight, and finance professionals will continue being at the forefront of their charity’s recovery.

“During the pandemic we moved our seminar series online which has meant more organisations have been able to benefit from our expertise. Our team will be showing charities how to become more effective in how they manage their finances and achieve the best outcomes for their beneficiaries.

“We are running sessions on charity tax covering the rules, how they apply to charities and common situations charities face. Understanding tax is essential, especially when it comes to fundraising. With opportunities and ideas likely to increase as we move out of lockdown its imperative charities are aware of the rules and possible tax implications.

For further information and details about how to book a place on the webinars, please go to the Sayer Vincent website.