Key Guides: The Charity Treasurerís Handbook

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4th edition


by Gareth G Morgan



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Published by DSC

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The rules on finance within charity law can be on one of the biggest challenges for anyone holding responsibility in a charitable organisation. This handbook gives you a vital overview of the key principles for virtually all the main issues in charity accounting and finance in a short, and clear format.

The 4th Edition of the treasurers handbook has been updated to cover numerous changes since the 3rd edition, including the Charities Act 2011, the two new Charities SORPs taking effect from 2015, accounting for CIOs, the new focus on public benefit, revised accounting thresholds for Scottish charities, interim charity reporting in northern Ireland, substantial changes to Gift Aid and the new VAT rules on shared services. The 4th edition includes a new section on cost apportionment choices for charities running multiple projects.
With plenty of helpful examples, this guide is suitable for voluntary sector workers with little or no accounting experience, those from other sectors seeking an update on charity accounting and students on 3rd sector courses.

Even if you have little or no accounting experience, this handbook is packed with plenty of helpful examples to enable you to understand the accounting mechanisms and requirements involved in the role of a charity treasurer.

By Gareth G Morgan Professor of Charity Studies at Sheffield Hallam University.

ĎEquipped with this handbook, you can be confident of managing your charity's finances in a way that will help ensure its financial well-being. í
Ray Jones, Visiting Lecturer at Cass Business School and formerly Head of Accountancy Policy, Charity Commission [from the Foreword]

ĎA top-class handbook for all involved in charity finance, whether youíre a volunteer, new to this world, or an old hand whoís done it for years. Itís precise, comprehensive, relevant and appreciative of the treasurerís role and our ultimate purpose, which really is to make this world a better place. When Gareth talks charity, itís always worth paying attention.í
John O'Brien, Chair of the Charity Finance Groupís Community Accountancy Special Interest Group and Chief Executive, Community Accounting Plus

ĎAn excellent, comprehensive handbook for those involved in governance and/or management of the financial affairs of a UK charity. Bang up to date, the handbook covers internal and external charity reporting, including guidance for the financial management of charitable funds. Gareth guides you through the different legal forms a UK charity can take and the different charity regulatory environments of England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.í
Dr Louise Crawford CA, Associate Dean Research, School of Business, University of Dundee

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Additional Information

  • ISBN 978 1 906294 89 2
  • 216 x 138mm
  • 224 page(s)
  • 4th edition
  • October 2014

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