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Gift Aid FAQs

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Gift Aid explained

What is Gift Aid?

Gift Aid is a scheme from HM Revenue & Customs that allows us to reclaim an extra 25% on your donations made during the past 4 years, as well as on all future donations, without costing you a penny. This means that for every £1 you donate to Scripture Union, the charity gets an extra 25p.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible to sign up for Gift Aid you must be a UK taxpayer and pay an amount of income and/or capital gains tax - at least equal to the tax that all charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs will reclaim in the tax year of your donation. This also applies if you pay tax on your savings, pension plan or investment income but taxes such as VAT and Council Tax do not qualify. If you pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on your donations in the tax year, you’ll be responsible for paying any difference.

How can I Gift Aid?

All we need from you is a single Gift Aid declaration, which will not only cover your future donations but also donations you have made for the past 4 years. To make your declaration, you can either:

* Call our Customer Services Team on 01908 856000

* Complete a Gift Aid for online through our online donation form

* Download the Scripture Union Gift Aid donation form (PDF) below, complete it and send it back to: Freepost SCRIPTURE UNION

 

Please remember to inform us if you have changed your name and address, or no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains tax, either by updating your Scripture Union Profile or calling us on 01908 856000. Our Customer Services team is available Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, and will be happy to answer any of your queries or provide assistance.

What is Gift Aid

Gift Aid is a scheme introduced by the Inland Revenue which allows registered charities to claim an extra 25p for every £1 that you donate - at no extra cost to you.

How can I claim Gift Aid?

All we need from you is a single Gift Aid declaration, which will not only cover your future donations but also donations you have made for the past 4 years. To make your declaration, you can either:

* Call our Customer Services Team on 01908 856000

* Complete a Gift Aid for online through our online donation form

* Download the Scripture Union Gift Aid donation form (PDF) below, complete it and send it back to: Freepost SCRIPTURE UNION

Please remember to inform us if you have changed your name and address, or no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains tax, either by updating your Scripture Union Profile or calling us on 01908 856000. Our Customer Services team is available Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, and will be happy to answer any of your queries or provide assistance.

I can no longer Gift Aid my donations

If you no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains tax, either by completing our online enquiry form or calling us on 01908 856000. Our Customer Services team is available Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, and will be happy to answer any of your queries or provide assistance.

Can I Gift Aid a specific donation?

Yes, certainly. If you can only Gift Aid a particular donation we can ensure that this happens. Please call us on 01908 856000. Our Customer Services team is available Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, and will be happy to answer any of your queries or provide assistance.

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