For a brief introduction to Gift Aid and sources of further information see Basics of Gift Aid.
The Resources Team offers:
regular training events to support Gift Aid secretaries,
advice on running your own church's Gift Aid scheme
advice and training on the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS) which is worth up to £2000 a year for each church.
signposting to further Gift Aid advice.
Our Diocesan Gift Aid scheme takes much of the strain out of Gift Aid administration in the local church. Find out more at the Diocesan Gift Aid Scheme
HMRC now expects all Gift Aid claims to be made online. While paper claims are still possible our Online Claims
page tells all and makes it easy.
There is excellent and affordable software designed for churches which can simplify both recording and claiming. See Online Claims
for a brief overview.
Gift Aid involves serious tax payers' money so churches must be able to demonstrate
that those who manage church funds are fit to do so. This really matters, so find out what it means and how to comply at the Fit & proper persons
HMRC regularly changes its guidance, practice and compliance requirements. Our Alerts from HMRC
page will keep you up to date. Bookmark this page so you don't miss something you need to know.
For more information and advice contact Kim Stanley, Gift Aid Officer - email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0151 705 2132.