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Finding cash for charities they didn't know they had!



Are you one of 350,000 small charities in the UK who've accidentally let £billions slip un-noticed out of their pockets?
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We'll help you get on - and stay on - the best rates for your overheads. Find out if money is owed back to you. Maximise the tax relief and discounts that you are entitled to as a charity.

Utilities


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Switch or stay and reduce how much you pay.

Collective


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Tap into the buying power of your supporters.

Rebates/Reliefs


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Find and apply for
discounts available to you.

What is Back of the Sofa?


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A free resource to help boost your funds without it costing you any money or asking your supporters for more of theirs.
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A place to find information on tax relief that you didn't know existed (or how to go about claiming); rebates you are literally sitting on and discounts on overheads like utilities for which you could be paying a lot less.
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A call to action for any charity - empowering you to claim money that is rightfully yours, reduce operating costs and mobilise donors in smarter ways.

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What is Back of the Sofa?


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A free resource to help boost your funds without it costing you any money or asking your supporters for more of theirs.
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A place to find information on tax relief that you didn't know existed (or how to go about claiming); rebates you are literally sitting on and discounts on overheads like utilities for which you could be paying a lot less.
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A call to action for any charity - empowering you to claim money that is rightfully yours, reduce operating costs and mobilise donors in smarter ways.

What have charities found?

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We’re going to book the Bahamas for our AGM (joke!)

Alastair Dinsmore

Glasgow Police Museum

Found £600

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We had no idea that, for years, we’d been over-charged on our electricity bill until we showed one to Back of the Sofa who pointed out the mistakes. We were really impressed about how they
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We had no idea that, for years, we’d been over-charged on our electricity bill until we showed one to Back of the Sofa who pointed out the mistakes. We were really impressed about how they then took our supplier to task and managed to get it refunded. All we had to do was sign a letter to nominate them to look into it – which as a small charity saved us considerable time and effort. Back of the Sofa is a great idea. I’d highly recommend them to any charity to make sure they’re not overpaying VAT on their utility costs and have more money for their charitable cause at hand.
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Manfred Meyer

MyBnk

Found £1,236

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We recently used Back of the sofa to look at the VAT we had paid on some of our historical utility bills. The process was really easy, we simply filled in a form and then
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We recently used Back of the sofa to look at the VAT we had paid on some of our historical utility bills. The process was really easy, we simply filled in a form and then they did everything for us. Within just a few weeks we received a rebate from our supplier for £6,417, which will fund all the care and treatment for a patient on our Inpatient unit. When only a small percentage of our costs come from government funding, every penny counts, so this windfall will really make a difference. I would recommend all charities try this service.
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Suzi Lake

St Mary's Hospice Ulverston

Found £6,417

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As a charity, with fewer manpower resources than private companies, every opportunity to save time as well as money is most welcome.

Gary Turner

Age UK Coventry

Not sure where to start?


There are numerous opportunities available for charities to save some money or get back funds that are owed to them. But where to start?

Give us a call or email us with any questions you might have:

0808 1645 808 | help@backofthesofa.com



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