If you are a UK tax-payer Sussex Past can recover from the Inland Revenue tax you have already paid – at no cost to yourself. Instead of paying for your ticket we ask you to give a donation equivalent to the ticket price. To us this is worth an extra 25p for every £1 you give in this way. You can imagine the difference this can make to us. With your help we can preserve our stunning properties in our care for future generations to enjoy.
You do not have to do anything else – we make a claim to HMRC. (You must expect in the current tax year to pay an amount of income tax or capital gains tax at least equal to the tax the Charity reclaims on your donations.) If you are a higher rate tax-payer you can claim further tax relief on your self-assessment tax return, retain your receipt as proof of your donation’.