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IMPORTANT CHANGES TO THE LISTED PLACES OF WORSHIP GRANT SCHEME   The Government recently announced changes to the Listed Places of Worship grant scheme, these changes came into effect on 1 October 2013. From this date, works to pipe organs, turret clocks, bells and bell ropes are eligible for claims under the scheme. Professional services directly related to eligible building work are also eligible. Also applications to make use of the scheme are accepted from religious or charitable groups whose principal or primary purpose is to conserve, repair and maintain redundant listed places of worship that are not in private ownership.

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ACAT TRUSTEE GREYHAM DAWES ON PREMIER RADIO On 13th July 2014  Premier Radio’s Leadership File featured ACAT Trustee Greyham Dawes and others discussing what every church leader needs to know about their Churches Finances. You can listen again to this broadcast by pressing the Play button to the right.

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ACAT PROMOTIONAL VIDEO      This film introduces the work of the Association of Church Accountants and Treasurers together with some of the dedicated people responsible for making our ministry to the Churches in the UK possible.

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ACAT IS SEEKING NEW TRUSTEES    Are you a long standing Church Treasurer or do you have Accountancy expertise? If so do you believe that you have a calling to contribute your skills and time to help to run and administer ACAT. Our trustees are made up of Christians like you who have chosen to donate some of their time to helping the wider Church in the UK. If you would like to know more please contact us by clicking the contact button to the right and using the form to email us.  

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ACAT RESPONSES TO CONSULTATION PAPERS. We seek to represent our members by representing churches when Government asks for responses to its proposed changes ion Legislation.  We do this by representation on certain HMRC Committees - e.g., the working group that has been looking at simplifying Gif Aid Declarations, and by responding in detail to proposals to change the law or Charity Commission practice.

So that members can refer to our work, we are now devoting a section to our Website to publish our responses.

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THE LISTED PLACES OF WORSHIP: ROOF REPAIR FUND’S programme is now open for a second round of funding, with a budget of £25million to be awarded in 2016. This government-sponsored fund was set up to help make the UK’s listed places of worship weathertight, safe and open for use. The closing dates for applications will be Friday 26 February at 12 noon.

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THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND’S NATIONAL tax team has produced a comprehensive guide to completing FATCA self-certification forms to help with completing the forms and which we hope those of you who have received these letters will find helpful in completing them.

With grateful thanks to Robert Carroll of the C of E tax team. [Source: Parish Resources – 3 December 2015]

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ACAT TRUSTEE ALLAN HARGREAVES RESPONDS TO THE BUDGET changes that will impact the work of Church treasurers. UCB 1’s Paul Hammond called on Allan yet again for this live discussion. The interview transmitted at 10.25 on the 22nd March 2016. You can listen to it again by clicking the PLAY button. NB this recording is used by the kind permission of United Christian Broadcasters  

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