Gift Aid on small donations review in 3 years

Speaking at an event to mark the launch of Charities Online, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury said that the government will review the progress of the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme in three years’ time to ensure it is working properly. They would “look at all aspects, including the (claim) limits”. Third Sector news item http://www.thirdsector.co.uk/news/1179487.

Third Sector also reports on a view from the Charity Retail Association that charities might not be taking advantage of new rules on retail Gift Aid that came into force at the start of April because HM Revenue and Customs has yet to issue guidance on how they will work, http://www.thirdsector.co.uk/news/1178849.