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



If you're Not-for-Profit, you can boost your income without fundraising just by looking down the Back of the Sofa...

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We'll help you get on - and stay on - the best deals for your overheads and savings. Find out if money is owed back to you. Maximise the tax relief and discounts that you are entitled to as a Not-for-Profit.

Overheads


utilities

'Best Buy' rates even if you don't switch supplier

Collectives


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Cash in on the buying power of your community

Rebates/Reliefs


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Apply for charity discounts
and get overpaid tax back

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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Back of the Sofa were extremely professional in assisting us with gaining a Vat Rebate. Nick dealt with all of our enquiries and ensured we got the best return possible. I would recommend to everyone.

Sammi Wills

The Priory Care Home

£8,500

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We needed to maintain the capital whilst earning as much interest as possible. Our priorities are that the money is secure, but also that we have flexibility to get the funds out when we need
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We needed to maintain the capital whilst earning as much interest as possible. Our priorities are that the money is secure, but also that we have flexibility to get the funds out when we need them. If I’d sat down by myself, I could possibly have achieved similar returns, but would have had to put in a huge amount of man hours to do so. We’re getting a better return and not having to put the effort in. Using the service removes any hassle which is what we see as one of the key benefits.
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Duncan Phillippo

Gibraltar Naval Trust

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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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