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10 Things To Remember For Churches Claiming Gift Aid

By Alan Hough | 18 July 2018

Gift Aid is a long established scheme and generally well understood and used by churches.  Here is a list of 10 do’s and don’ts to help make sure you are operating the scheme well.


Share 37: Extra Resources

By Kevin Russell | 6 November 2017

We have put together a selection of resources to help you succeed in your Gift Aid endeavours, including HMRC’s model Gift Aid Declarations, and guidance on the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme; tax relief for higher earners; time limits for claiming Gift Aid; errors and pitfalls in handling donations, and more.


Share 33: extra content

By Kevin Russell | 30 March 2016

Legal and Financial Roundup - Share 33 Extra Content

In this quarter's edition of Share Magazine, we referenced the following articles, blogs and briefing papers:



When is a gift not a gift?

By Kevin Russell | 30 March 2016 | Comments (2)

When is a gift not a gift?

In general terms a ‘gift’ is something freely given, with no expectation of anything in return. If something is received in return, either contractually or as a reciprocal benefit, the ‘gift’ is not actually a gift.


whose inheritance is it anyway?

By Heather Tomlinson | 13 August 2015

For most of us, our biggest act of generosity will be fulfilled when we die.

The details are decided years or sometimes decades, earlier: the question of who we leave all our possessions to when we die. Many of us think that this is our own personal decision, and it’s a very important one, that gives a profound message of who we are and who we love.

But a recent court ruling has reminded us that inheritance is not just a matter of who we choose to leave our worldly goods to.


blessing the family of God - that's OK - isn't it?

By Stephen Matthews | 18 March 2014 | Comments (2)

Blessing the family of God


Missed the R68(i) deadline?

By Kevin Russell | 18 October 2013


Have you tried to submit an R68(i) Gift Aid form since 30 September 2013?  Have you had your claim rejected?  Are you wondering what to do next?