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Gift Aid

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Make your gift to Barnardo's worth even more – at no extra cost to you

If you are a UK tax payer, you can make every £1 you give – or have given – worth 25p more, just by telling us. This is because the government’s Gift Aid scheme allows Barnardo's to reclaim tax on donations. This means that you can make an even bigger difference at no extra cost to you!

Find out more about Gift Aid

For your donations to be eligible for Gift Aid you must pay an amount of income tax and/or capital gains tax for each tax year that is at least equal to the tax that all charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs will claim back on your Gift Aided donations in each tax year. You need to understand that if you pay less income and/or capital gains tax to cover the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all your donations in that tax year, you are responsible to pay back any difference.

If you pay higher rate tax you can claim further tax relief in your Self-Assessment tax return.

If you are unsure whether you are eligible for donating by Gift Aid, or simply want more information, contact the HM Revenue & Customs directly by calling their Gift Aid helpline on 0151 472 6038 or visiting http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/

Please remember to let us know of any changes to your tax status, including changes to your name and address. You can contact us at any time by emailing supportercare@barnardos.org.uk or by calling 0800 008 7005.

Gift Aid Calculator to see the difference Gift-Aid will make to your donation.

Barnardo’s adheres to the Fundraising Promise and Fundraising Standards Board Guidelines.

Gift Aid Calculator


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