How long does it take to use The Gift Aid Finder?

Completing the spreadsheet is straightforward. By accurately entering your data, you can help accelerate the processing time.

The processing time depends on the number of donations you submit to Swiftaid. Swiftaid aims to provide results within 72 hours of submission. However, please note that during the busy period at the end of the tax year, this processing time may be extended.

The nominee assignment process with HMRC can take additional time, which may result in delays in any claims.

Provided that the charity’s nominee assignment is complete, claims will be submitted to HMRC 30 days after statements are sent to donors at the end of the tax year. These statements are typically sent by the 31st of May.