Charities board update
Please note, our Forum rules no longer allow the posting of links to personal fundraising or crowdfunding pages, such as JustGiving. You can read the full set of our Forum rules here.

Fundraising for friend's surgery

sol2017
sol2017 Posts: 122 Forumite
First Anniversary First Post Name Dropper
edited 15 March 2022 at 10:41AM in Charities
Apologies if this is the wrong board.

A friend of mine needs a surgery that will cost several thousand pounds. He lives abroad and unfortunately that means he must fund it himself, and it's a lot of money for him.

I would like to do a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to help my friend. There is a community of people who might support the cause.

Could someone advise please what I need to consider before I start? I've already checked the fees. My main question is tax related - if funds go into my personal account initially before they are transferred over to his account, would it be taxable?

Thanks
Meet your Ambassadors

Categories

  • All Categories
  • 343K Banking & Borrowing
  • 250K Reduce Debt & Boost Income
  • 449.6K Spending & Discounts
  • 235.1K Work, Benefits & Business
  • 607.8K Mortgages, Homes & Bills
  • 173K Life & Family
  • 247.8K Travel & Transport
  • 1.5M Hobbies & Leisure
  • 15.9K Discuss & Feedback
  • 15.1K Coronavirus Support Boards