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A General Tax Guide for Arts and Heritage Organisations (Perth)

This is a past event.

From 09:00 to 12:30 on 23rd June 2017

Tay Lecture Theatre, Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ

Cost: £35+VAT (members) to £55+VAT (non members)

Registration: 8.30am | Event: 9am-12.30pm followed by lunch and general discussion


This half-day seminar is a must for all financial or budget holding staff and anyone who wants to know how tax affects (and can benefit) arts and heritage organisations and individuals in Scotland.

The accompanying general tax guide provides a practical summary and guidance on how tax affects the arts and heritage organisations. The event and guide are a great refresher and reference for those who need reminding of basic principles and want to know how different taxes interact with each other.

The event covers:

Corporate Tax
Gift aid
Basic rules, common issues and opportunities.
The event will look at the tax status of income, box office arrangements, room hires, trading activities, memberships, grants and donations and sponsorship. It will highlight tax savings that can be available and the issues and opportunities that frequently affect arts and heritage organisations. It will be based on current rules and procedures and highlight common errors and dispel common tax myths.


£35 +VAT for Arts & Business Scotland members
£55 +VAT for non-members

Includes lunch and refreshments throughout

About the Speakers: Kirsty Murray (Tax Director) and Scott Craig (VAT Partner), Scott-Moncrieff

Kirsty and Scott regularly assist arts and heritage organisations on all aspects of tax. This ranges from day to day compliance matters to capital projects and corporate transactions. Kirsty and Scott work together to ensure arts and heritage organisations understand how tax affects their organisation and to remove or reduce the cost of tax. They regularly help arts and heritage organisations to improve the overall tax position of collaborations, service agreements, box office transactions, membership schemes, fundraising activities, retail and catering activities.

Funding & Finance
Local Authority Area
Perth and Kinross Council
Arts & Business Scotland
[email protected]
0131 297 2007