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The government's ‘Making Tax Digital’ initiative makes sense for HMRC, but it's also a chance for arts organisations to save time and money, says Mahmood Reza.
A cloud-based accounting system allows you to manage your financial information more efficiently and cost-effectively. Mahmood Reza outlines its features and how to set one up.
Confused about VAT? Uncertain about exemptions? Some of the tax rules can work to the advantage of arts charities, so don’t miss out, says Mahmood Reza.
Charities in England and Wales join Scotland in being able to convert directly to a charitable incorporated organisation. Mahmood Reza explains the different charity structures and the new process.
Strict internal controls relating to expense claims, cash donations, online banking and financial transactions can go some way to preventing fraud. Mahmood Reza shares his expertise.
Many arts organisations need to diversify their income streams. Mahmood Reza reveals the three ingredients they need to do so successfully.
Mahmood Reza offers a guide to a powerful approach to budgeting that links in to the indirect costs of carrying out a programme of arts activities.
Effective fundraising is similar to developing a new product or service – it too requires a stepped approach using business techniques, says Mahmood Reza.
Some freelancers and contractors working in the public sector may be taxed at source via PAYE following changes in legislation. Mahmood Reza explains what has changed and the implications.
Is converting a charity to a charitable incorporated organisation worth the hassle? Mahmood Reza looks at the pros and cons, and explains the process.