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Common tax mistakes – feedback from the Charities Outreach Team

The Charities Outreach Team which was set up by HMRC aims to provide help and support to charities, and enable them to understand, benefit and claim reliefs through Gift Aid, the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS) and the Employment Allowance. The Team have published useful feedback on the recurrent errors identified from claim forms […]

Gift Aid and intermediaries: new processes

New processes being introduced by HMRC will make it easier for individuals to give to charities through digital channels. Currently a donor has to complete a Gift Aid declaration (GAD) each time they give to a new charity through an intermediary. This has resulted in restrictions on the take up of Gift Aid when donating […]

Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme

The Small Charitable Donations and Childcare Payments Act received Royal Assent in January 2017 and makes amendments to the legislation that underpins the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS). The changes have been made to simplify the scheme and extend access to smaller and newer charities. The key amendments are as follows: removes the condition […]