Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

All Private Schools Are Not the Same

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

All Private Schools Are Not the Same

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I WOULD say to WJ Casey, of North Shields, that not all private schools have charitable status and those that do must first demonstrate a public benefit in accordance with the Charities Commission rules.

schools. with charitable status do not pay tax on profits from 'primary purpose trading', I AM in the process of writing down for my family details of life spent in Newcastle during the Second World War.

My mother and I lived in Weardale Avenue, Walker, where we spent the War years and during that time had foisted upon us lodgers who stayed various lengths of time - probably because we had one single bedroom spare (mine).

but they must pay tax on any other profits. A charity is not exempt from paying VAT when it is trading but it is eligible for some VAT reliefs. If a charity's trading income is above the VAT threshold, it must register for VAT.

Private schools are not in competition with state schools. However, the problem with the comprehensive system is that one size does not fit all. …

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