Giving through your payroll



If you work in the UK, payroll giving (also known as Give As You Earn or GAYE) is a tax-free way of giving regularly to AREF, making it one of the most efficient ways of supporting our efforts.

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Each time you are paid, a donation is deducted by your payroll department before tax is calculated. If you are a basic rate tax payer and pledge £5, you will donate only £3.90 and the Revenue will add £1.10 – at no extra cost to you. If you are a higher rate taxpayer then it will cost you even less to donate £5 to AREF. Some employers offer ‘matched giving’ schemes, where they match or double your gift at no extra cost to you – this means even more money for African health research. Check with your payroll department that your company offers the Payroll Giving scheme then decide how much you would like to give each payday. Remember that the amount you pledge includes the part the Revenue will pay!

Other countries may have similar schemes but if employer does not offer this approach, you could support us by making a regular donation by standing order each month.