Payroll giving

A great way to give more.

How Payroll Giving works

Payroll Giving allows you to make regular or one-off donations to charities of your choice directly from your pay packet or occupational pension. Your donations are made before Income Tax is deducted and you only pay tax on what's left. This means that you are given tax relief on your donation immediately - and at your highest rate of tax.


Your pledge Actual cost to you (standard tax rate) Actual cost to you (higher tax rate) Donation received by The Trust
£5.00 £4.00 £3.00 £6.00
£10.00 £8.00 £6.00 £10.00
£20.00 £16.00 £12.00 £20.00
£50.00 £40.00 £30.00 £50.00


Who can use Payroll Giving?

You can use Payroll Giving provided both of the following apply:

  • you are an employee or you get an occupational pension and your employer/pension provider deducts tax through the PAYE system
  • your employer or pension provider operates a Payroll Giving scheme
  • If your employer or pension provider does not operate a scheme, you could ask if they would be willing to start one. They can find out about the scheme on HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) website


How do you start payroll giving?

  • Choose how much you would like to give
  • If you have a printer, you can download and print the payroll giving form. If you don't have a printer, email your details to us and we'll post a form to you
  • Complete the payroll giving form, give it to your employer to authorise them to deduct your donation from your regular pay
  • If your employed doesn’t have a Payroll Giving scheme, why not suggest that they do?
  • Send a copy of the completed form to:
    Individual Giving,
    The Prince's Trust,
    Prince's Trust House,
    9 Eldon Street,
    EC2M 7LS


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