For example: If you wish Communities Empowerment Network to
receive £1,000, write out a cheque for £780 (ie £1,000 less
22% of £1,000). For higher rate tax payers the effect of the
tax credit claimable will be to reduce the net cost of the donation
to approximately £600.
If you want to make a donation by cheque, first decide how
much you want Communities Empowerment Network to receive.
Deduct basic rate tax from that amount and make the cheque
payable for the amount less the tax. Then download the gift aid declaration
form, fill it in and return it with your cheque
so that Communities Empowerment Network can reclaim the tax
from the Inland Revenue. We will send you a copy of the gift
aid form so that if you are a higher rate taxpayer, you can
declare the gift on your annual tax return and reclaim the
Cheques should be made payable to Communities Empowerment Network
and sent to:
Communities Empowerment Network
107 Trinity Road
London SW17 7SQ
To action a payroll giving donation, download the payroll giving
form, complete it and hand it to your Payroll Manager.
If you require any further information on making donations
by cheque, please ring:
020 8767 5591
N.B. This method should only be used if you have a tax liability
in the year of the donation at least equal to or more than
the value of the tax saving (ie £220 in the example above).