Posts Tagged “charity”

A question for the Coalition: Would Lib Dems and Tories support the Charity Tax if Labour had proposed it?

by Stephen Tall on April 13, 2012

One of the aspects of the furore over the Coalition’s Charity Tax that has struck me is that charity is a more divisive issue than I’d realised. Those of us who work in the charity sector probably take for granted that our organisations provide a public good, that the aggregated generosity of donors and the […]

5 encouraging signs the Government may see sense on the ‘Charity Tax’ #giveitbackgeorge

by Stephen Tall on April 12, 2012

A few encouraging signs today that the Government is prepared to have the strength of mind to think again about the ‘Charity Tax’. Encouraging sign #1 is that the right-wing press is up in arms about the proposal to hit (…)

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Time for Nick Clegg and the Coalition to see sense and stop the ‘Charity Tax’

by Stephen Tall on April 4, 2012

This year’s budget was, in general, a good one for Lib Dems. Most notably, the party’s number one priority of taking more low-paid workers out of tax was fast-tracked, while the controversies, and specifically the cut in the 50p top-rate at a time when pensioners’ tax allowances are being frozen, have hit their Tory backers’ […]

The Lib Dems and the Voluntary Sector

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 2010

A few weeks back I was asked to write a brief article for Third Sector magazine, looking at the Lib Dems’ stance towards the voluntary and charitable sector. I’ve not seen the piece, but on the assumption it must by (…)

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