What is Gift Aid?
Gift Aid allows UK charities to claim back the basic rate tax already paid on donations by the donor.
This means we can claim back from the government on your behalf 25p for every £1 donated, boosting the value of the donation by a quarter.
How does Gift Aid work?
When a UK taxpayer gives a gift of money to a charity, tax has already been paid on that money. Because you are exempt from tax, we can claim this money back from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and thereby increase your donations to the Shul.
Are all donations eligible for Gift Aid?
Donations from non-UK taxpayers are not eligible for Gift Aid.
HMRC regulations also mean that we can’t reclaim Gift Aid on a donation if you told us that:
- the donation was on behalf of someone else or a group of people
- the donation was on behalf of a company