Fees for CAF Give As You Earn
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As a charity, we keep our fees to a minimum. The actual amount
varies by the type of donation, as listed below.
Some employers choose to pay these on behalf of their employees,
otherwise they will be deducted from the donation. Any fees,
matching payments or other costs associated with running the scheme
that are paid by the employer can be offset against profits,
thereby reducing corporation tax.
The standard fee is 4% (capped at a maximum of £10 per donor per
pay period). There is a minimum fee of 25p per donor per pay
period which is waived if the employer uses our prescribed
electronic donor analysis format.
CAF Charity Account
We deduct a small contribution each time an employee deposits
funds into their CAF Charity Account over the course of the
Please note: The bands for the CAF Give As You Earn Charity
Account fee contributions are indexed annually on 1 May according
to the Retail Prices Index.
CAF Charitable Trust
Any fees relating to an employee’s CAF Charitable Trust are
applied directly to the CAF Charitable Trust and cannot be covered
by the employer.
CAF Staff Charity Fund
We deduct a fee (not subject to VAT) of 1% of the value of
employee donations made into the CAF Staff Charity Fund. You can
opt to pay this fee on behalf of your employees by indicating this
on the CAF Staff Charity Fund application form.