Gift of shares

Giving to us through stocks, shares or investments is an extremely tax-efficient way to help
Giving to us through stocks, shares or investments is an extremely tax-efficient way to help

Giving to us through stocks, shares or investments is an extremely tax-efficient way to help.

If you have any investments you'd like to give to us, they could make a lasting difference to blind veterans.

There's no capital gains tax to pay on your gift, and your donation could reduce your taxable income.

How it works

We can accept any sort of investments, and the tax benefits can be considerable.

For example, if you give us shares worth £1,000, you can reduce your taxable income by £1,000. So if you pay higher rate tax, you could save £400 on income tax for that year. Also, you won't have to pay any capital gains tax on any increase in the shares' value since you bought them.

Another option is to sell us your shares at less than their market value, as long as they're still quoted on the stock market. This way we receive them at a discount and you can still claim tax relief against the gift.

For more information, please contact us on 020 7616 7938 or email partnerships@blindveterans.org.uk.

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