Frequently asked questions

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FAQs about running a charity Commonly asked questions about the day-to-day running and management of a charity.

FAQs about registering a charity Commonly asked questions about starting a charity and the registration process.

FAQs about charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs) Commonly asked questions about charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs)

FAQs about requesting information Commonly asked questions about how to request information on charities or the Charity Commission

FAQs about changing your charity's details Commonly asked questions about updating your charity and making changes

FAQs about closing or merging a charity Commonly asked questions about how to close a charity and removal from the register of charities

FAQs about land and property Commonly asked question about buying, selling and using charity land

FAQs about annual returns and accounts Commonly asked questions about completing the annual return, submission requirements and examination of accounts

FAQs about using online services Commonly asked questions about submitting online and passwords

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