Blog Archive March 2016

Why aren’t more charities using this government hand-out?

31 March 2016

For the last 25 years Gift Aid has been one of the largest sources of “free” income for the charity sector. This tax year HMRC will refund over £1,200 million to charities and other voluntary organisations, a figure that has been growing pretty consistently over time at above inflation rates. That £1,200m is the basic rate income tax that had been paid by generous donors before they made their...