Charity Short Codes
VAT exempt SMS short code
Charity Short Codes are a new range of approved
short codes designed to identify VAT (apportioned within a donation)
and associate it to a charitable cause.
A dedicated UK short code range of 70000 to 70999 has been set
aside by the mobile network operators for SMS donations. Charities
can now rent a code from this range to distinguish a premium micro-payment
(the gift) as a charity SMS donation.
Using a charitable short code identifies and passes on
the VAT content of a mobile donation.
A SMS donation will lead to a charge on a donor’s mobile
phone bill, or will debit from available funds on a pay-as-you-go
mobile phone. In accordance with your terms and conditions of your
mobile donation campaign we can facilitate a single or recurring
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The UK network operators can treat VAT in different ways and certain
conditions do need to be met to ensure your SMS donations are treated
as VAT exempt. Contact us for details.
*Get more from each donation with our mobile Gift Aid application
With every SMS donation a billed text message is returned to a
donor’s mobile phone (the agreed donation amount). Within
this billed text message we include a ‘thank you’ message
- we also insert a mobile hyper-link to our Mobile Gift
Aid application; which when clicked takes the donor to
a fast mobile form whereby a declaration is made (the donor will
pay more in tax during the tax period than their donation. On submission;
this information is forwarded to your charity to ensure Gift Aid
can be claimed against the donation.
*Charity Short Code Out-Payment + VAT + Gift Aid = an Uplift of
Original Net Donation
Customers of ours include charities such as The
Anthony Nolan Trust, Action Aid
and Shelter. The list also includes
high profile fundraisers such as Cancer Research
UK, Oxfam and RSPCA.
For Charity SMS Short Codes call
our team of friendly experts on 0845
08 29622 or click