Consultation outcome

Call for evidence: simplifying the Gift Aid donor benefit rules

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

This call for evidence has concluded. A further consultation on gift aid was published in 2017, summarising the responses received for the 2016 consultation and setting out the government’s response and how it intends to proceed.

Original consultation


A call for evidence on how the existing Gift Aid donor benefit rules might be improved.

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Consultation description

This call for evidence relates to the existing Gift Aid donor benefit rules. It invites evidence that will help the government to understand exactly how the current rules are understood and applied, what – if any – barriers and problems they present for the charities sector, and how they might be improved. The deadline for responses is 9 October 2015.

Respondents are invited to submit anonymised data to support their response to this call for evidence. This can be submitted in the format that is most convenient for the individual respondent. In case helpful, a template for data submissions can be downloaded from this page.


Template for data submissions

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Published 16 July 2015
Last updated 6 August 2018 + show all updates
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