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We provide fun, challenge and adventure to over 1450 young people in North Lancashire – #SkillsForLife

Accounts, banking & fundraising

Fundraising

One of the main responsibilities of your Group Executive Committee is the raising of funds. This is an important task and must be done in accordance with the guidance outlined in POR .....

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Managing finances

Who needs a special guide about money? After all, most of us have lots of experience of money - we know what it looks like - we handle it daily - we could all do with some more of it - and we're experts at spending it! There's no doubt that money does make the world go around .....

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Annual Accounts

As the title implies, the treasurer is required to produce an annual statement of accounts for the financial year. The first page can be a simple income and expenditure account shown in a column form with a resulting surplus and deficit .....

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VAT and direct tax

It is a common misconception that charities, including Scout Groups, do not pay tax. However, this is not the case. A Scout Group could be liable to pay both VAT and direct tax, depending on the size and type of income, costs and the specific circumstance the Group faces .....

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