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Can a cancelled fundraising event ticket be treated as a donation for Gift Aid purposes?

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In April 2020, due to the impact of Covid-19 on charities, HMRC announced a temporary change to the rules around Gift Aid. Charities could claim Gift Aid on tickets sold for events, should the attendees choose not to request a refund.  This rule has now become permanent, so we wanted to dig into it and…

Don’t Lose Your Personal Allowance!

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For every £2 that your adjusted net income exceeds £100,000 the £11,850 personal allowance is reduced by £1. Pension contributions and Gift Aid can help to reduce adjusted net income and save tax at an effective rate of 60%. The restriction applies between £100,000 and £123,700 adjusted net income. Another way that you could avoid…

Charities Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme

We take the opportunity remind you of the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDC). Under this scheme a charity or community amateur sports club (CASC) can claim top-up payments on small donations up to £20. From 6 April 2017 charities have also been able to claim tax back on donations made using contactless technology, such…