Payroll donation scheme begins tomorrow

TV3 News 06 Jan 2010

Payroll giving allows employees to donate money directly from their pay packet to approved charities. From Jan 7, employees can receive an immediate tax break if they donate money to charities from their pay packet, provided their employers have signed up to the scheme. Payroll giving allows employees to donate money directly from their pay packet to approved charities. They will then get a tax credit directly each payday, rather than have to collect receipts and submit claims at the end of the tax year. A Charities Commission spokeswoman said the immediate tax credit did not apply to one-off donations
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