School Charities – Gift Aid and Payroll Giving Guide

21st November 2011

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HMRC have published a Gift Aid and Payroll Giving guide for School Charities.

The guide contains information and simple examples specifically related to funds received by school charities to help make the most of these donations and identify what qualifies for Gift Aid. The guidance covers the following scenarios:

• ‘Appeals to fund extra lessons

• Non-uniform days

• School fees

• Appeals towards school running costs

• Appeals to fund scholarships

• Appeals to a general reserve fund

• Educational school trips

• Appeals to buy a minibus or other equipment

• Sponsored events

• Payments to e-Learning Foundations

• Building appeals

 Other fundraising events’

Internet linksHMRC website Guidance

Posted – 21/11/2011