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Aviation: Training

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 69974, tabled on 30 March 2017

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to incentivise corporate sponsorship of not-for-profit flight training and flying schools.

Answered on

24 April 2017

There are tax incentives already available for businesses which support not-for-profit and charitable organisations. Qualifying donations receive corporation tax relief, and sponsorship payments are tax deductible as business expenses.

Charities whose main purpose is to provide air ambulance services have been included in the VAT refund scheme since April 2014, meaning they can claim refunds of VAT incurred on their non-business activities.

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