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When may a charity board member be paid for their services?

July 2017

The distinction between the nature and scale of a charity’s operations is central to consideration of whether and when it may be appropriate to remunerate the board or committee members for their service as ‘responsible persons’.

A one-size-fits-all approach is inappropriate. Each charity must consider its own circumstances in determining whether the remuneration of some or all of its board members is in the best interests of the charity.

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