Introduction to VAT

Thursday 17 November 2022

Baffled by VAT? Don’t be – this  online half-day course will give you the insight and knowledge you need to minimise irrecoverable VAT and how to budget for what can’t be recovered.

Like any organisation, charities are subject to VAT. Unlike them though, we undertake activities which can be exempt or out of scope, meaning that VAT cannot be reclaimed on purchases. However exemptions may be available if your charity meets certain conditions.

For many of us, raising income through trading activities has become an increasingly important source of revenue. But restrictions do apply, and you may still be liable for tax depending on the nature and level of activity.

This course is ideal for anyone working in charity finance who needs a better understanding of how VAT works for charities.

When and where

10.00-14.00 Online

How to join:

Joining instructions and link will be shared before the event day. Please note any payments for events bookings are required to be made online.

About CFG events and membership

Becoming a CFG member gives you access to exclusive benefits including event discounts, so find out more about CFG Membership before you book. Association of Independent Museums members can register for free CFG membership through our partnership.

CFG events, training and members' meetings can count towards your continuous professional development (CPD), and this event could provide you with 3.5 hours of CPD. For more details contact your association or email


Charities - Members£114.00
Charities - Non-members£150.00
Individual - Members£114.00
Individual - Non-members£150.00

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