Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS)

GASDS overview
About GASDS The Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme was introduced in April 2013. It was a welcome new initiative from HMRC allowing charities to reclai...
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016 at 1:07 PM
‘top up’ and ‘community buildings’ explained
An understanding of the difference between ‘top-up’ and ‘community buildings’ is integral to successful GASDS claiming. Church of England PCCs should r...
Wed, 6 Dec, 2017 at 9:02 AM
recording GASDS receipts
GASDS preparation Fund Filer creates a default attribute ‘general GASDS’ in all accounts to define the type of GASDS donation being recorded. Howe...
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016 at 3:59 PM
keeping track of GASDS
Fund Filer displays the current and past two years GASDS records and claims as summary totals in the following places: On the GASDS...
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016 at 3:26 PM
non taxpaying regular donors
Donations from non-taxpayers, including regular donors, are eligible for GASDS. You may still wish to keep records of donations from regular givers for comp...
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016 at 12:50 PM
moving from 'Community Buildings' to ‘Top-Up’ on Fund Filer
If you’ve previously been using ‘Community Buildings’ and wish to move to ‘Top-Up’, you need to ‘archive’ your Community Buildings on the system. Do th...
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017 at 5:58 PM
handling ineligible GASDS donations
Ineligible GASDS donations usually arise due to a church or charity trying to use both parts of GASDS, ‘top-up’ and ‘Community Buildings’ simultaneously in ...
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017 at 6:04 PM
special note for Anglican single churches
A disagreement between HMRC and the Church of England over the status of Anglican PCCs and how this affected their participation in the Gift Aid Small Donat...
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017 at 5:59 PM