The whole of the rental income would then be taxable. Even if the club is registered, VAT recovery on the cost is likely to be restricted or even non-existent. Please review this area of our website dedicated to the Community Amateur Sports Club Scheme which will provide you with all the information you will need. A head in the sand attitude is fraught with danger! Employment Status Report March - www. Are all CASCs eligible for mandatory rates relief? It is often possible to utilise Gift Aid when clubs are organising their fundraising events
To show community participation, membership must be affordable for the majority of the community; and there must be no test of skill for admission into the club. We will examine each of the above taxes in turn and go over top tips for avoiding common pitfalls. Cookie banner Hide this message about cookies. One aspect of this is to ensure that the cost to participate is not prohibitive. HMRC also has some information on its website including an Employment Status Indicator tool 4 that may help clubs determine whether the individual who is engaged is an employee for tax and NI purposes. The same is true of coaching — it can be provided, but must be available for all members, whatever their skill level. A lawyer taking on the role should take particular care since HMRC is likely to have less sympathy with a professional who gets it wrong.
It is also important that clubs always make up their own mind as to the relevant employment status of any given person, since if they get it wrong it is they who will be liable to HMRC for paying the PAYE and NIC that should have been deducted as opposed to the individual supplying their services. HMRC devote many pages of guidance to its Inspectors on this. To explain this the mechanics of VAT need to be understood. Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins Register Already registered? VAT on purchases of goods and services which generate taxable income e. Stay signed in for 30 days. If this is the case full recovery can be obtained.
The scheme has no problem with a club that provides facilities, such as a bar or even facilities for a non-eligible sport like darts, provided this is ancillary to its main purpose. Does the club provide facilities for and encourage participation in eligible sports? This can accessed here. What if the club made membership free and asked members for donations? This is suitable for clubs that own some assets and perceive a level of risk that may be problematic to the members. This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format. Comments about this page.