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Retail Gift Aid - The Small Print

When you sign the Gift Aid Declaration, you are confirming that:-

  • You are the owner of all the goods you give to Demelza to sell on your behalf.
  • You are a UK taxpayer and you have paid or will pay an amount of Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax for each tax year (6 April to 5 April) that is at least equal to the amount of tax that all the charities or Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) that you donate to will reclaim on your donations for that tax year.  You understand that other taxes you have paid such as VAT and Council Tax do not qualify.
  • You give your consent for the charity to reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 of the net proceeds raised through the sale of your goods to the net value of £1000.
  • Demelza House Trading Ltd will act as your agent by selling your goods.  Any unsold items may be disposed of by Demelza House Trading Ltd at their discretion.  We reserve the right to terminate this agreement at any time by written notice to you.
  • You wish Demelza Hospice Care for Children to claim tax on all donations you have made 4 years prior to this date and from this date forward for all future donations. 
  • You agree that a 2% commission fee plus VAT will be deducted from the proceeds of the sale of your goods and the balance will be donated to Demelza Hospice Care for Children.
  • You accept that if the cumulative net proceeds from the sale of your goods are below £1000 in any tax year, we do not need to contact you.  If you do wish to receive year end notification, write to us and let us know.  This is advisable for higher rate tax payers.
  • You accept that if the cumulative net sale proceeds from the sale of your goods exceed £1000 in any tax year you will be notified of the additional value of your sales as further goods are sold.  If we do not hear from you within 21 days of the date of the notification, we will assume you wish to donate the money raised in this way to our good cause.
  • You will notify Demelza House Trading Ltd if you require more frequent notifications of the value of your sales, even if they do not exceed £1000 in any tax year.
  • You will notify Demelza House Trading Ltd if you:
  •      Change your name or home address
  •      No longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains
  •      Wish to terminate this agreement.

Visit the HMRC Website to view Retail Gift Aid Guidelines



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