Misunderstanding of gift aid is deterring donors from claiming it, HMRC research finds
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17 Nov 2014 | Jenna Pudelek
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Donors are put off claiming gift aid because they believe there will be a cost to the charity or themselves, and are unwilling to share personal information in case they are contacted with a fundraising ‘ask’, according to new research published today by HM Revenue & Customs.

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