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Annual return for 2017 - information collected from charities

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Public consultation on information to be collected in registered charities' annual returns from 2017.

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Consultation description

The annual return is the primary method that charities use to communicate their activity to the Charity Commission. It contains valuable information to the public about the charity in the public interest.

We are seeking your views on changes to the content and structure of the annual return for charities and how we target questions so that they only require the information which is needed for regulatory purposes.

Ways to respond:

To help us analyse the responses please use the online system wherever possible.

If for exceptional reasons, you are unable to use the online system, for example because you use specialist accessibility software that is not compatible with the system you may email it to:


Annual return for 2017 - information collected from charities

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Published 20 December 2016