Barry Gower

Why Gift Aid isn’t working


by Barry Gower

On Monday 30 July 2007, over 100 people from all sectors of the charities world attended the first of a series of consultations on Gift Aid organised by HMRC Treasury, Office of the Third Sector and HMRC in London. There were lots of exciting and innovative suggestions from all involved and it is likely that there will be considerable changes introduced when the process is completed early in the new year.

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About the author

Barry Gower established GAIN The Gift Aid Consultancy in 2004, after spending the seven years involved in the sale and implementation of membership and fundraising software to organisations and charities. Since the introduction of New Gift Aid in April 2000 he has become particularly interested in the application and collection of Gift Aid.