The latest version of GiftAider has just been released. This introduces a few changes that we think will make it even easier for you to use when using your Gift Aid Software to upload claims to HMRC. We have changed the operation of GiftAider so that the claim data does not load as you scroll through the […]
Category: gift aid
Does Gift Aid increase charitable giving?
Last month’s report on Gift Aid and reliefs on donations from the National Audit Office raised this interesting question (press release here). Gift Aid is an important source of income for charities – in 2012/13 about £1bn was paid in Gift Aid (about 2% of all chastity income) and £940m was provided as tax relief […]
Every penny counts
As a charity, fund-raising is front and centre. Donations are the lifeblood that keeps the engines running and the valuable services they support available to those who need them. Being a charity gives you some tax breaks and one is that, for every penny you raise, the tax-man will give you an additional 25% reclaimed from […]
Gift Aid claims go online – are you ready?
HMRC will stop accepting paper Gift Aid claims on 30th September 2013. From October 1st you will have to use their on-line service – the official announcement is here. I’m really pleased to say that we have 2 products that have received HMRC recognition: Our Patron Supporter Management System – our fully integrated CRM and […]
Day 10: The Joys of Gift Aid
Gift Aid is a wonderful thing. There’s no denying that it could be made easier, less bureaucratic, but the simple fact is that there is probably no more cost-effective way of adding 25% to your donations. All you have to do is get a completed Gift Aid form from your donor, record the details of […]