Treasurer’s Key Events Calendar

Membership Year – 1 January to 31 December

Financial Year – 1 October to 30 September

Membership updates
To: County Treasurer
Continuous
Updates can be provided at any time. End February/early March is key for changes at start of membership year, so as to have the BBKA register as up to date as possible before they run their Spring Capitation Fee invoice at end March. After that, advise further changes as soon as they are known.

DBKA Spring Return
To: County Treasurer
Late April
BBKA Capitation Fees, DBKA Levy & Beekeeping contribution for qualifying members on BBKA register at 31st March

BDI Spring Return
To: BDI Treasurer
30 April
Proforma sent direct to branch treasurer by BDI Treasurer For premiums contained in subscriptions received up to 31 March.

Gift Aid Return
To: Gift Aid Treasurer
30 June For qualifying payments made up to 5 April – later payments held over to following year’s submission. Gives time for preparation of total claim, submission to and processing by IR Charities, and receipt of refund in time for distribution to branches by financial year end.

BDI Autumn Return
To: BDI Treasurer
1 September
Proforma sent direct to branch treasurer by BDI Treasurer For premiums contained in subscriptions received after 31 March.

DBKA Autumn Return
To: County Treasurer
Late September
BBKA Capitation Fees, DBKA Levy & Beekeeping contribution for all qualifying members added to BBKA register after 31 March. All “Voluntary contributions to BBKA Research Fund” paid by branch members with their subscriptions in the current year.

Annual Accounts
To: County Treasurer
End November/Early December
Accounts should be scrutinised before presentation to branch AGM. Branch AGM to be held before end November. Copy, signed as accepted by branch members at AGM, to be submitted within 7 days of AGM (see Rule 35).