Gift Aid

Make your donated items go further with Gift Aid.

Signing up to add Gift Aid to your donated items makes a huge difference, allowing us to claim an extra 25p for every £1 your donated item has raised. This costs you nothing extra and comes from the government’s Gift Aid scheme.

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What happens when I sign up?

If you are a UK taxpayer you can sign up using the form below and receive a donor card with a unique Gift Aid number. Please bring this with you when you donate items to help us track and claim gift aid on them easily.

You will be notified by email or letter:

> If the amount of tax being reclaimed once net sales have reached £20, or every three years, whichever comes first.

> If the total sales proceeds of donated items exceeds £1,000 in any one tax year. You then decide whether you wish to reclaim the net sales proceeds above £1,000 (after the deduction of 1% processing fee and VAT) or if you will donate the net proceeds to Bethany’s work.

What am I agreeing to by signing up for Gift Aid on retail donations?

> Bethany Christian Trust will act as your agent in selling goods that you have donated to Bethany Christian Trust.

> By agreeing to our agency you are forfeiting the ability to reclaim proceeds of the sales of your goods up to £1,000 in any one tax year.

> You are a UK taxpayer and understand that if you pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on your donations in that tax year (6 April – 5 April) it is your responsibility to pay any difference.

> If your sales total more than £1,000 in a tax year Bethany Christian Trust may levy a small commission of 1% plus VAT because it acts as the selling agent for donated goods.

Terms and conditions of the Gift Aid scheme for charity retail can be found at www.hmrc.gov.uk or by contacting Bethany at retailadmin@bethanychristiantrust.com

What if something changes?

Please contact to let us know if:

> You wish to cancel your Gift Aid declaration
> There is a change to your name or home address
> You no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains

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Make your donated items go further with Gift Aid.

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