Registering for Gift Aid (Online)

Tickets Cost: £0.00 When: Wednesday November 17th, 2021 6:30pm

Gift Aid is an easy way to boost your voluntary donations by at least 25%, but many charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) are still not registered to claim. Some studies have estimated that approximately £600million of Gift Aid goes unclaimed each year! 

So how can you get your hands on some of this? Well, the only barrier is getting registered and submitting a claim (and of course having eligible donations from which to claim Gift Aid on). It sounds simple, but the process isn’t the easiest to navigate and many charities simply give up explaining why so much goes unclaimed! 

Do not fear, though. During this workshop, we will walk you through how to register with HMRC for Gift Aid and look at what you need in place to make your first claim.

We will cover:

  • What is Gift Aid
  • What information you need to prepare in advance
  • How to create a Government Gateway user ID
  • How to charitable recognition from HMRC for tax purposes
  • What supporting documentation needs to be sent

The workshop will be followed by a short Q&A session. To ensure everyone has a chance to have their questions answered we are limiting the spaces on this webinar to only 20 so early booking is recommended.

Event timings:

  • 6.20-6.30pm: Log on
  • 6.30-7.30pm: Webinar
  • 7.30-8pm: Live Q&A Session
  • 8pm: Close

Date and Time: Wednesday 17 November 2021, 6.30-8pm
Venue: Online via Zoom
Price: Free 

Details of how to access the webinar will be sent to all attendees nearer the time.

These webinars are tailored to small charities and VCSEs based in Kent and Medway.

Registering for Gift Aid is also being held on Wednesday 26 January 2022, 10-11.30am. 

This event is generously supported by The National Lottery Community Fund.

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