UNCOMPLICATED GIVING AT BONUS TIME WITH CAF GIVE AS YOU EARN


HELPING YOU PROMOTE PAYROLL GIVING

We believe employee bonus giving can be encouraged by promoting one-off donations. We hope this information helps, however if you require further support from your account manager, please call 03000 123 207 or e-mail corporate@cafonline.org - our Corporate Client Managers will be pleased to assist further.

If you don't have an account manager, please contact our Customer Services team on 03000 123 000.

EMPLOYEES CAN MAKE ONE-OFF DONATIONS

If your company is offering bonuses this tax year end, CAF Give As You Earn is a simple way to help your employees make a one-off donation to charity. 

Encouraging employee donations can make a real difference to charities and impact positively on the organisation as you promote giving in the workplace.

As a reminder, to help you communicate this message we've put together supporting materials. Please use this information as and when it is relevant for your company.

KEY MESSAGES TO COMMUNICATE TO YOUR STAFF

1. Any employee can make a one-off donation through CAF Give As You Earn. You can donate part (or all) of your bonus to any UK charity or charitable organisation of your choice.

2. It’s easy to make a one-off donation.

    a
. Simply complete a Donor Instruction Form (DIF) and return it to HR/Payroll. Use this if your scheme is currently paper-based.

or

    b. Simply select the ‘one-off’ option when you donate through CAF Give As You Earn online. Use this if you have switched over to the online version.

3. Charitable donations made through CAF Give As You Earn are taken from your pre-income tax salary or bonus providing a tax saving for the donor whilst also maximising on the amount the charity will receive.  

EMAIL TEXT

You can use this email text  to communicate to employees who are due to receive a bonus payment.

DONOR INSTRUCTION FORM (DIF) AND CAF GIVE AS YOU EARN ONLINE

The Donor Instruction Form only needs to be used if your scheme is currently still paper based. The DIF is completed by employees who would like to make a one-off donation to charity. You can download a PDF to use as an attachment, embed a link to the form or print a hard copy for letter enclosures. To embed a link to the form, (as we have done above) please use www.cafonline.org/dif.

WHAT IS THE TAX BENEFIT?

Explaining tax benefits can be a challenge. Examples of tax benefits are shown in a table that can be used in your internal communications.

Tax benefits example

If you would like further information on tax benefits, please use our information online. View the tax benefits of CAF Give As You Earn for your employees