From Civil Society
Around 6,700 charities missed last week’s deadline to file their annual accounts or annual return with the Charity Commission.
As of 4 February, the Commission’s online search tool showed that 17,129 charities are late on filing their annual reports. This is an increase of 6,759 from 30 January, just before the deadline for many charities.
Last year 7,198 charities missed the 31 January deadline. In January 2017 over 10,000 missed the deadline.
Every year the Commission runs a public campaign to encourage charities to file on time. At the moment there are over 17,000 charities with overdue documents.