Charities

Clarkson and Company bring a wealth of experience from both assisting charity clients and the staffs own involvement with local charities as either trustees or treasurers. The accounting requirements and legislation surrounding charities is becoming more and more complex and requires expert professional advice

As well as providing the usual services listed below we want to see our charity clients grow and reach their full potential. With this in mind we like to work as a team with the charity staff providing support and encouragement as they step out in faith.

  • Advice on the initial structure of the charity
  • Assistance in formation of charities
  • Assistance in formation of limited companies
  • Dealing with the Charity Commission
  • Preparation of accounts for the Charity Commission
  • Dealing with annual returns for the Charity Commission
  • Advice and assistance on compliance with gift aid matters
  • Provision of audit and other statutory requirements
  • Preparation of independent examiners reports
  • Advice on compliance with accounting matters and SORP
  • Advice and assistance to trustees on their responsibilities
  • General accounting and bookkeeping advice
  • Payroll services
  • Advice on setting up trading companies to operate along side charities
  • General tax advice including VAT requirements
  • Advice on fund raising and restricted funds