CTG Annual Tax Conference 2018

CTG’s Annual Tax Conference will take place on Tuesday 15 May 2018, at the Wellcome Trust.

The Treasury Minister responsible for charity taxation, Robert Jenrick MP, will give the keynote speech, with other sessions dedicated to updates on Gift Aid, VAT, business rates and Making Tax Digital.

The full programme is outlined below with additional speakers details to be confirmed shortly.

Tax Conference Programme* 2018

09.00: Registration and coffee

09.45: Charity Tax Group business

10.00: Tax Conference: Chairman’s welcome – John Hemming (CTG)

10.10: Making Tax Digital – practical implications for charities? Oliver Fisher (HMRC) with panellists including Amanda Darley (BUFDG) and John Hemming (CTG)

11.10: Coffee break

11.20: Giving incentives and the future of Gift Aid – Speakers including  Professor Kim Scharf, (University of Birmingham); Matthew Bowcock (Philanthropy Collaborative); and David Hook (HMRC). Session chaired by Barnaby Brand (WWF)

12.30: Keynote speech – Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Robert Jenrick MP

13.15: Lunch

14.15: VAT reform – review of the OTS recommendations and opportunities/threats presented by Brexit – Presentations from Dermot Rafferty (EY), Graham Elliott (CTG) John Hemming (CTG). Session chaired by Helen Donoghue (CTG)

15.00: Coffee break

15.20: Property taxes, including a review of the York Museums business rates case – Gerry Biddle (Deloitte Real Estate). Session chaired by Karen Atkinson (Bridge House Estates)

16.00: Topical VAT developments including new HMRC guidance on grants – Graham Elliott (CTG). Session chaired by Fav Iqbal (Cambridge Assessment)

17.00: Review of the day, followed by drinks and networking – Philip Spedding, London Library

There are now no longer any places for the Conference remaining. If you would like to be added to the reserve list, please contact info@charitytaxgroup.org.uk or 02072221265.

Event registration

This event is now fully booked.

Event location

Wellcome Trust

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