Donating your shares (however big or small) is not only a great way to support us in our mission to end homelessness, but also one of the most tax-effective ways to give money to charity.
What are the benefits of donating my shares to Crisis?
As long as your shares are listed or dealt on a recognised UK or foreign stock exchange:
- You won't have to pay any capital gains tax on the shares you donate.
- If you are a higher rate (40%) taxpayer, you will be able to claim income tax relief equal to 40% of the value of the gift.
- If you are a highest rate (45%) taxpayer, you will be able to claim income tax relief equal to 45% of the value of the gift.
How do I donate my shares?
To make this as simple as possible we use ShareGift - an independent UK registered charity which specialises in releasing the money locked up in shareholdings.
ShareGift do not charge you or us any fees for their services and to date, ShareGift has facilitated share gift donations totalling £341,000 to Crisis!