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    • razza1702
    • By razza1702 17th Apr 18, 2:30 PM
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    Tax reclaim on charity donation
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    • 17th Apr 18, 2:30 PM
    Tax reclaim on charity donation 17th Apr 18 at 2:30 PM
    I am a 40% tax rate payer and recently made a reasonable sized charity donation (by winning a silent auction - this is not something i make a habit of). I've been told that i can reclaim this against my income tax - can anyone tell me how this works please? Do i need to complete a personal assessment form (i'm employed but have never had to complete one before), and how much would i get back on this? What evidence would i need of the donation?
    Any info on this would be much appreciated!
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    • BoGoF
    • By BoGoF 17th Apr 18, 5:02 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 5:02 PM
    Did you Gift Aid the payment?
    • le loup
    • By le loup 17th Apr 18, 5:04 PM
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    Yes it's good to feel good about giving to charity. But now you want some back. Will that give you 20% less feel good?
    • sheramber
    • By sheramber 17th Apr 18, 6:28 PM
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    https://www.gov.uk/donating-to-charity/gift-aid
    • redpete
    • By redpete 18th Apr 18, 12:56 AM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 12:56 AM
    Surprised giving money in exchange for something that you (presumably) gain a benefit from (the auctioned item) qualifies for gift aid. Did the organisation provide a gift aid declaration for you to fill in?
    loose does not rhyme with choose but lose does and is the word you meant to write.
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