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Annual report and accounts

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Information on annual reports and accounts for charities, and sample documents.

A trustees’ annual report and accounts is:

    • important for public accountability 
    • a good opportunity to review your charity’s purposes, and progress (or lack of progress) towards them.

All charities must maintain accounting records and prepare accounts covering each financial year. Most registered charities must prepare an annual report.

Gov.uk has details of the documents you’ll need to provide to the Charity Commission and Companies House if you’re also a company limited by guarantee, and the records you will need to keep.

Sample annual reports and accounts

Sample annual reports and accounts on the Charity Commission website

Page last edited Mar 17, 2020

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