Gift Aid

Gift Aid is a government initiative which allows charities and exempt charities, such as the University of Sussex, to reclaim basic rate tax (25%) on donations made by UK taxpayers.

If you pay tax in the UK and you give your permission through a Gift Aid declaration form, we can claim 25p on every £1 you donate to us, making your gifts worth more to the Sussex community. If you pay Income Tax at the higher or additional rate you can claim extra relief on your donations.

Filling out this form lets the University of Sussex reclaim tax on donations you've previously made to us in the last four years and your gifts going forward until you notify us otherwise. This means we’ll receive an extra 25 pence for every pound you donate – and it won’t cost you a penny more!

For further information, including how you can calculate your higher rate tax relief, please see the HMRC website.

Find out more about Gift Aid, including additional information for higher rate tax payers.

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