SAMPLE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT (THANK YOU) LETTERS
(To be printed on your Church headed paper)
Thank you for agreeing to Gift Aid your contributions to our Church.
To help you to check that you have paid sufficient tax to cover the amount of
tax we have reclaimed and in completing any Self Assessment tax form you
may receive, we are providing you with the appropriate figures for your giving
for the last tax year.
Tax Year - 2007/08 (6th April 2007 - 5 April 2008)
Total amount received - £
Tax claimed back on these donations £
You may be interested to know that the overall tax reclaimed for your Church was
Please remember that if at any time in the future your tax status changes, to
inform me as soon as possible as HM Revenue and Customs will expect
repayment of any unauthorised claim.
Please note that if you are a higher rate taxpayer (40%), you can offset your
donations against the highest rate of tax. It is essential to gain this benefit that
you advise your Tax Office about your Gift Aid donations.
Thank you once again for agreeing to Gift Aid your giving and in doing so, helping
to boost our Church's annual income.
Gift Aid Secretary
Sample letter for Gift Aid donors
Manchester DBF - 2008