Practioner's Guide to Advising Charities

Practioner's Guide to Advising Charities

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"A Practitioner's Guide to Advising Charities" is a practical compact handbook designed to help those who administer, manage or advise charities. Written in an accessible style, it covers all key aspects of charities including advice on audits in the light of chaanges in regulatory requirements. This book incorporates the new Charities SORP on Accounting and Reporting 2000, as well as covering common problem areas for charities such as choosing appropriate IT and developing more

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  • Paperback
  • Lexisnexis UK
  • Tolley
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0754502775
  • 9780754502777

Table of contents

Contents: 1. Defining a Charity 2. Forming a Charity 3. The Charity Commission 4. Management Structure 5. The Control Environment 6. Control of Assets 7. The importance of having an Information Systems Strategy 8. Managing Investments 9. Financial Reporting 10. Small Charities Accounts 11. Introduction to the Audit of Charity Accounts 12. Small Charities - The Independent Examiner and the Reporting Accountant 13. Professional Engagement Terms 14. The Audit Programme 15. Special Areas for Auditors - Statement of Financial Activities 16. Special Areas for Auditors - Balance Sheet etc 17. The Trustees' Responsibilties for Financial Statements 18. Contracts of Employment 19. The Taxation of Charities - Inland Revenue 20. The Taxation of Charities - Customs and Excise Appendices: Charity Commission publications; The requirement for audit or independent examination; The duties of the auditor and the independent examiner; Auditing standards; Accounting and financial reporting standards; Independent Examiner's Reportshow more