What is Gift Aid?

Donating through Gift Aid means YHA can claim an extra 25p for every £1 you give. It won’t cost you any extra. As soon as you give your permission by completing a Gift Aid declaration form we can claim tax back on your donation.

What donations are eligible?

YHA can claim Gift Aid on most donations, but some payments don’t qualify.

According to HMRC rules, certain donations are not eligible for Gift Aid. If your donation falls into any of the following categories, Gift Aid shouldn’t be claimed:

• Donations made by anyone that is not a UK taxpayer
• Donations made on behalf of someone else or a group of people
• Donations made in return for something. If you are making a donation in return for a ticket to attend an event
• Donations made on behalf of a company. However a company can claim tax relief on the donation when donating directly to the charity.

Find out more about Gift Aid here.

What if you move house or your circumstances change?

Please let us know if any of your circumstances change so that we can keep your record up-to-date.

How can I cancel my declaration?

Simply inform us that you are no longer a UK taxpayer and that you want to cancel your declaration. You can do this by writing to our Head Office address, by email to [email protected] or by telephone.

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