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Share giving is another tax effective way to give.

Charitable gifts of shares are free from capital gains tax and donors can claim income tax relief on the value of the donated shares. There is no limit to the value of shares that are eligible under this scheme.

How to donate qualifying shares

If you would like to donate qualifying shares to Kids Kidney Research, please follow the steps below.

Obtain a stock transfer form from the Registrar who acts for the company in which you have shares. The name of the Registrar will be written at the bottom of your share certificate.On the stock transfer form, in the box entitled ‘Full name and postal address of the person to whom the security is transferred’, please write:
 
Kids Kidney Research
10 Beechwood
Southwater
Horsham
West Sussex
RH13 9JU

 
Please send the completed form, together with the share certificate to:
 
Kids Kidney Research
10 Beechwood
Southwater
Horsham
West Sussex
RH13 9JU

Please keep a copy of the stock transfer form as evidence of your gift.

Tax Relief

No capital gains is payable on any qualifying share disposal to a charity.

Income tax relief:

Basic rate tax payer (22%)

If you donate qualifying shares worth, say, £500 to Kids Kidney Research, then you may claim income tax relief of £110 (22% of £500).

Higher rate tax payer (40%)

If you donate shares worth £10,000 then you may claim income tax relief of £4,000 (40% of £10,000).

The examples given above are for illustrative purposes only. The tax benefits you may be entitled to will depend on your personal circumstances. You should consider taking professional advice to ensure that your gift is structured in the most efficient manner.