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Charitable giving tax relief (Self Assessment helpsheet HS342)

How to claim relief on a Self Assessment tax return if you donate to charity through Gift Aid, Payroll Giving or gifts of shares, securities, land or buildings.

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This guide explains more about tax reliefs you can get if you donate to charity by:

  • Gift Aid
  • gifts of shares and securities to charity
  • gifts of land and buildings to charity
  • Payroll Giving
Published 4 July 2014
Last updated 6 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. A new version of the helpsheet has been added for the 2019 to 2020 tax year.

  2. The helpsheet has been added for the tax year 2018 to 2019.

  3. The helpsheet has been added for the tax year 2017 to 2018.

  4. The helpsheet has been added for the tax year 2016 to 2017.

  5. Rates, allowances and duties have been updated for the tax year 2016 to 2017.

  6. Rates, allowances and duties have been updated for the tax year 2015 to 2016.

  7. First published.