Registration of Charity

Are you planning to establish a charitable organisation, or are you currently running one? Ensuring proper registration is a critical step to achieve your charitable objectives.

What You Need to Know

At Tann Law, we truly believe that you shouldn’t let the complexities of the charitable organisation registration process hold you back from pursuing your ambition to provide a much-needed public service.

Our specialist team is dedicated to assisting charities succeed throughout every step of the registration process, opening up opportunities to acquire the funding and recognition that will allow your charity to thrive.

Why Register Your Charity?

Registering your charity provides several benefits and is essential for the successful operation of your charitable organisation:

Legal Recognition: Registration grants your charity legal recognition, making it a distinct legal entity. This recognition is necessary for conducting various activities and transactions on behalf of your charity.

Legal Compliance: Registration ensures that your charity complies with charity law and regulations, reducing the risk of legal issues in the future.

Trust and Credibility: Registered charities often enjoy more trust and credibility among donors, supporters, and the public. It demonstrates your commitment to transparency and accountability.

Access to Funding: Many funding sources, including government grants and charitable foundations, require charities to be registered before they can apply for funding. Registration opens up opportunities for financial support.

Tax Benefits: Registered charities may be eligible for tax benefits and exemptions, including Gift Aid, which allows you to claim back tax on donations made by UK taxpayers.

Our Charity Registration Services

Tann Law Solicitors offers a comprehensive range of services to support the registration of your charity:

1. Initial Consultation: We begin by forming an understanding of your charitable objectives and activities. Our experienced solicitors will assess your eligibility for registration and begin to guide you through the process.

2. Application Preparation: We assist in preparing and submitting the necessary documentation for charity registration. This includes drafting your charity’s governing documents, such as the constitution or trust deed, and completing the Charity Commission application.

3. Legal Compliance: Our team ensures that your charity’s governing documents meet all legal requirements and that your organisation adheres to the Charity Commission’s guidelines.

4. Tax Registration: If applicable, we help you register for tax benefits and exemptions, such as Gift Aid, which can significantly boost your fundraising efforts.

5. Advice and Guidance: Throughout the registration process, our solicitors will provide expert advice and guidance, addressing any questions or concerns you may have.

6. Post-Registration Support: After successfully registering your charity, we continue to provide legal support, ensuring ongoing compliance with charity laws and regulations.

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Why Choose Tann Law?

Our commitment to providing personal and caring legal services sets us apart. We want to take the time to understand your charity’s mission and goals, with the aim of tailoring our services to meet your specific needs

We are also dedicated to ensuring that your charity complies with all legal requirements, giving you peace of mind and allowing you to focus on your charitable activities while we handle the legal matters.

If you are considering registering a charity or need assistance with an existing charitable organisation, contact Tann Law Solicitors today. We are dedicated to helping charitable organisations achieve their missions and make a positive impact on their communities.

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