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Publications & Guidance
Reorganisation of Restricted Funds Guidance
This guidance is primarily aimed at trustees of charities with restricted funds to which they may be considering making changes.
Meet the Charity Regulator - presentations
Read the presentations from our successful pilot events held in Paisley and Stirling - September 2012.
Protecting Charitable Status
Read OSCR's summary report from its detailed reviews of charitable status over the past six years. The document sets out key issues and provides a checklist for charity trustees.
Becoming a Charity
How to set up a charity in Scotland.
Information on the Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO), a new legal form for registered Scottish charities.
Receipts and Payments
Information and assistance in completing Receipts and Payments accounts.
Charities and Equality
Read our interim equality guidance for charities.
Charities and fraud
Watch video presentations on preventing fraud.
Charity Regulator's further schools decisions
Five pass but one fails Scotland's charity test
Draft guidance on the Scottish independence referendum
Have your say - read more here.
Meet the Charity Regulator 2013
Following our successful pilot events last year, we’re inviting charity trustees to our Meet the Charity Regulator events.
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