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The Gift Aid Guide published in Charity First Series

Howard Lake | 26 September 2013 | News

The Charity First Series has published a new title offering advice on how to manage and maximise Gift Aid.

The Gift Aid Guide – Rules Relating to Charity Donations by Individuals provides an overview of current Gift Aid legislation, together with practical ./guidance for charities who submit claims to HMRC.  It has been written by transaction tax specialist Graham Elliott of Withers LLP.

Gift Aid is worth over £1 billion a year to UK charities, “the equivalent to an extra £16 donation from every man, woman and child in the UK” say the publishers.


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The Gift Aid Guide is designed to be particularly relevant to those who already have a basic understanding of Gfit Aid but who wish to improve their knowledge of the finer statutory detail.

It is available now as a PDF download from The Charity First Series for at £12.99 (inc. VAT). A free downloadable sample is also available from the site.

The Charity First Series

The Charity First Series is a series of digital publications, designed to provide information and ./guidance essential to those working in the not-for-profit sector. Subjects include fundraising, prospect research, governance and financial management.

Charity First authors are practising consultants, chosen for their expertise in their respective fields.

Editor’s note 12 October 2021

The book has been fully updated and published as Gift Aid for Fundraisers and Specialist Advisers.