CTG Annual Tax Conference 2019

CTG’s Annual Tax Conference will take place on Thursday 4 April 2019, at the Wellcome Trust.

The event is now fully booked however a waiting list is in operation. If you have any queries or would like to be added to our waiting list please contact info@charitytaxgroup.org.uk.

Tax Conference Programme 2019

09.00: Registration and coffee

09.40: Charity Tax Group business

10.00: Tax Conference: Chairman’s welcome

10.10: How should the tax system treat charities? Review of core principles

  • John Hemming, Charity Tax Group
  • Nicola Evans, BDB Pitmans

10.35: Updates from the Charity Tax Commission

Sir Nicholas Montagu, Charity Tax Commission

10.40: View from the Government

Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Robert Jenrick MP 

11.30: Coffee Break

11.45: VAT research project and Brexit

  • Members of CTG’s VAT Research project team
  • Patrice Muller, London Economics
  • Luigi Lungarella, PKF Littlejohn

12.30: Future of Gift Aid and tax-effective giving

  • Barni Brand, Age UK
  • David Michael, Streeva
  • Phil Sears, HMRC

13.00: Lunch

13.45: Topical VAT updates including case law updates, e-publications and guidance changes

  • Fav Iqbaal, Cambridge Assessment
  • Graham Elliott, Charity Tax Group Technical Adviser
  • Amanda Darley, BUFDG

14.15: Round-up of other topical tax issues including business rates, off-payroll working rules and mobility taxes for charities operating internationally

  • Andrew Disley, Save the Children UK
  • Caroline Harwood, Crowe UK
  • Paul Gravett, Deloitte
  • Colin Hunter, Lambert Smith Hampton

15.15: Coffee break

15.30: Gift Aid: practical issues for charities

  • Richard Bray, Cancer Research UK
  • Members of the CTG’s Gift Aid working group

16.15: Making Tax Digital – is your charity ready?

  • John Hemming, CTG Chairman
  • Alastair McClelland, University of Edinburgh
  • Rosie Durham, Cancer Research UK
  • Claire Williams, HMRC

17.00: Review of the day, followed by drinks and networking


Event registration

This event is now fully booked.

Event location

Wellcome Trust, 215 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE

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