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The University of Manchester enjoys charitable status, which means that gifts to the University can be made free of income, estate and capital gains taxes.
Under the Gift Aid scheme, tax can be reclaimed on donations of any amount as long as you are a UK taxpayer.
This will enable The University of Manchester to increase the value of your gift by over 28% at no extra cost to you.
If you pay tax at the higher rate you will also qualify for higher-rate tax relief.
Shares and securities
You can also give tax-efficiently through gifts of shares and securities (where the level of gift can be claimed against combined income and capital gains tax).
This means the cost to you as the donor compared to the ultimate value to the University could be as low as 40%.
A leaflet 'Giving shares and securities to charity' is available on the Inland Revenue website:
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The University is fortunate to receive support from the North American Foundation for The University of Manchester (NAFUM).
As an independent entity registered in the United States as a 501(c)(3) organisation (ref no. 31-1598015), gifts made to NAFUM qualify for a charitable contribution reduction on your tax return.
Canadian taxpayers may claim a tax credit for donations made to The University of Manchester as we are registered with the Canada Revenue Agency.
We will provide the appropriate receipt to allow you to offset your gift against any taxable income in Canada.
For further information on making a tax-effective gift of shares, stock or property, please contact donor programmes.