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If you are a UK Tax payer and make a donation of your own money to Mac House, with your permission we can claim tax relief and that means for every £1 you donate, we get £1.25, which is an amazing way to help us.
You just need to complete a simple form, available from our fundraising team, along with your donation.
Gift Aid is a government initiative that allows donations given to charity to be tax-effective. When you give your permission by completing a simple Gift Aid declaration form, we can claim the tax back on your donation. This means that for your £10 donation, Mac House will actually receive £12.50.
Here is more information on how gift aid works:
If you have made a previous donation to Mac House we can also claim Gift Aid in retrospect by just asking you to complete the form. It’s possible to support Mac House by helping us to claim Gift Aid on donations you made since 2006.
Am I eligible?
If you are a UK tax payer, yes. Even if you are not employed, you are still eligible if you are paying tax on any of the following:
In accordance with HMRC rules, certain donations are not eligible for Gift Aid. If your donation falls into any of the following categories, Gift Aid shouldn’t be claimed:
Are you a higher rate taxpayer?
If you pay tax at a rate of 40% or above, you can claim the difference between the higher and basic rate on your donation. Do this:
You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a Gift Aid form to make your donations go further.