You must pay an amount of Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax for each tax year (6 April one year to 5 April the next) that is at least equal to the amount of tax that the charity or Community Amateur Sports Club will reclaim on your gifts for that tax year.
Tax claimed by the charity or CASC
• The charity or CASC will reclaim 28p of tax on every£1 you gave up to 5 April 2008.
• The charity or CASC will reclaim 25p of tax on every£1 you give on or after 6 April 2008.
• The Government will pay to the charity or CASC an additional 3p on every £1 you give between 6 April 2008 and 5 April 2011. This transitional relief for the charity or CASC does not affect your personal tax position.
If you pay Income Tax at the higher rate, you must include allyour Gift Aid donations on your Self Assessment tax return if you want to receive the additional tax relief due to you.