We’ve put together a summary on the Charity Commission annual returns changes for the reporting year 2022-23
Summary of the key points:
Reporting period: The revised Annual Return will be applicable to charities’ financial years ending on or after 1st January 2023.
Access to filing service: The service for filing the Annual Return for the 2022-23 reporting year is still under development and will not be accessible until later in the summer.
Charity Commission account: The charity’s contact person needs to set up their Charity Commission Account upon receiving an invitation. This new login will be required to make the submission for the 2022-23 reporting year.
Review new question set: It’s essential to familiarise yourself with the new question set for AR23 (Annual Return 2023) in advance. This will help you understand the data you will need to collect and include in the filing.
Collect data: Start collecting the necessary data required for the 2022-23 Annual Return filing based on the new question set.
Stay updated: Regularly check for updates on when the service for filing the Annual Return will open. Keep an eye out for notifications or announcements from the Charity Commission.
Question set link: The link to the question set for the 2022-23 Annual Return (AR23) can be found here
It’s essential for those responsible for filing annual returns at the Charity Commission to be aware of these points to ensure a smooth and timely submission for the 2022-23 reporting year.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Charity Services team who will be happy to assist you.