Gift Aid, VAT & Taxation


Churches receive income from a variety of sources in a variety of ways.

In short, it’s imperative that churches adopt the most tax efficient approach to their finances as possible to maximise their income.

Gift Aid and VAT are complex subject areas. ACAT’s resources will help a church maximise its Gift Aid claims, avoid any pitfalls and obtain any VAT reliefs that may be available.


Liberty Accounts launches ‘Prepayments Scheduler’ tool to help treasurers   27th November 2020

Liberty Accounts has launched a new tool called ‘Prepayments Scheduler’ which is intended to make the lives of church treasurers even more straightforward. The company – which is one of ACAT’s Partners in Ministry – provides cloud accounting and payroll software and specialises in supporting the not-for-profit sector. Its software has been designed to address […]


Book early for ACAT’s first-ever ‘Virtual’ Conference – to avoid disappointment   29th August 2020

ACAT is urging church treasurers to book places for our 2020 Virtual Conference “at the earliest opportunity” to avoid disappointment following the great success of our first online courses. These online courses are now practically fully booked – a little over a fortnight after they were launched. ACAT’s Executive Officer Ashley Ellis is calling on […]


ACAT officially opens bookings for our first online training sessions   13th August 2020

ACAT is delighted to announce that places can now be booked on our first ever online training sessions. Our popular Being a Treasurer: The Basics will become the first course to be available via webinar from September 12. Limited places are now available and treasurers are asked to book times and dates convenient for them […]