Monday, April 25, 2005

Taxman grabs �9m tsunami charity cash

Britain, UK news from The Times and The Sunday Times - Times Online: "Taxman grabs �9m tsunami charity cash
By Alexandra Frean and Philip Webster

BRITAIN�S largest charities have been unable to collect millions of pounds pledged for the victims of the Asian tsunami, The Times has learnt.
The charities involved have failed to secure more than �9 million tax relief on money pledged in telephone donations because, under Revenue & Customs rules, it cannot be claimed over the phone"


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