Victory for the Give It Back, George campaign

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has today welcomed George Osborne's announcement that the cap on tax relief on charitable donations will be dropped.

Sir Stuart Etherington, Chief Executive of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, said:

"We are delighted that the Chancellor has listened to reason and pledged to drop the charity tax. This is a victory for common sense and validates the strength of feeling from the thousands of organisations who lent their weight to the Give it Back, George campaign. This is a great day for philanthropy."

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