Tough Times Mean Tough Choices About Public Finances: On Maintaining a Balance Between Taxation and Philanthropy

A session at CASE Europe Annual Conference 2012

Wednesday 29th August, 2012

2:00pm to 3:30pm (GMT)

The recent controversy on the proposed cap on tax relief for charitable contributions in the UK highlighted tensions between taxation and philanthropy. Indeed, the notion that public money should be given to charities that have the most “value to society” seems to have taken root and forms the basis for much of the current policy debate in the non-profit sector. But what does it all really mean?

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Kimberley Scharf

Professor of Economics, University of Warwick

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Time 2:00pm3:30pm GMT

Date Wed 29th August 2012

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