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Find out more about how our specialist Not for Profit team can help your organisation to achieve more.


At Tait Walker we are passionate about supporting you and your charity, not only to fulfil statutory compliance obligations, but also realise your charitable objectives. We look after a large number of Charities throughout the North East and across the UK and offer a tailored mix of accounting, taxation and advisory services to meet every charities unique circumstances.

We understand the increasing regulatory and compliance pressures that you face and we work with you overcome these. Our team is always on hand to help, whether it’s to keep you up to date with legislative changes and helping you to understand what they mean for your charity or providing guidance to new Trustees on their roles and responsibilities.


How can we help?

We believe that charities need more than just compliance support, so our team is available to help and answer your questions throughout the year, not just for your audit.

Just a few of the areas that we can help your charity with include:

  • Accounts preparation in compliance with the Charity SORP
  • Assurance services – audit and independent examination
  • Advice on accounting systems, as well as the supply of and training in Sage and Xero Charity software
  • Financial forecasting and modelling
  • Advice and practical assistance with Charity related tax matters such as Gift Aid, VAT planning and creative sector tax reliefs such as Theatre Tax Relief
  • Advice on choosing the right charitable structure, including trading and the use of trading subsidiaries
  • Accessing loan funds –  as well as Local, National and European Grants
  • Pensions and other employee matters, including ways to mitigate payroll costs
  • Trustees training and guidance
  • Attend trustee meetings to offer professional insight and guidance

A number of our team members belong to independent charity boards and can draw on personal experience and best practice to help Trustees to deal with any difficulties they face.


Find out more about the cloud accounting solutions available for charities via our Xero page.

As treasurer of two large charitable groups, it is re-assuring to know that Tait Walker’s Not for Profit team are always approachable and have the necessary expertise and experience in all financial, governance and strategic matters relating to charities and their subsidiaries. A great team to work with.

R.I Watson – Trustee NECA

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