What is payroll giving?
If you have PAYE Tax deducted from your stipend, Payroll Giving
is a way to reduce the cost to you of making regular gifts to
You can instruct us to deduct an amount from your monthly gross
stipend, before tax is deducted, which we then pass to a
government-approved Payroll Giving Agency to distribute the money
to your chosen charity. This allows you to receive tax relief at
Please click here for details on
Payroll Giving from HM Revenue & Customs.
How does it work?
You must give a regular amount from your stipend each month. You
can donate to one charity or divide your donation between several
specified charities and/or a Personal Account with one of the
following two agencies:
- The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) or
The recipients of the donation must be registered or statutory
charities (this includes PCCs). The payroll giving agency will
check the validity of each charity.
What do I need to do?
Please complete and return our application form (please click here).
You can, subsequently, change your instructions;
- for an increase to your monthly amount we will require your
- to lower or cease payroll giving an email instruction will
Does my giving have to go through an
Yes. For the donations to be classified as payroll giving and
for you to benefit from the tax relief the amount deducted from
your stipend must be passed to approved agency.
When does the agency forward my donation?
We pass your donation to your
designated agency at the end of each month. Agencies are required
by law to forward donations within 60 days of receipt but you will
need to check with each agency their own policy.
Are there any fees involved?
The agencies make a charge for administration costs and you
should confirm the charges with the agency.
Payroll Services (Clergy Team)
Church House, Great Smith Street, London SW1P 3AZ
The Charities Aid Foundation, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent
Tel : 03000 123000
e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Stewardship, 1 Lamb's Passage, London, EC1Y 8AB
Tel : 0208 502 8560
e-mail : email@example.com