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Charities Payroll Giving

If you have a charity or organisation that’s close to your heart, you can maximise the impact of your support by donating through the Payroll Giving Scheme.

Who is it for?

All civil servants.

What do I get?

Payroll Giving is a smart and easy way to give to causes you care about. It allows you to donate, tax-free, direct from your pay each month to any UK registered charity. This means you can maximise the difference you make, as no tax is deducted and the money goes straight to your chosen charity. It also makes charitable donations simpler, as you don't need to use Gift Aid or make any entry on your tax return.

The MOD Civilian Payroll Giving Scheme, for employees in MOD Main, DE&S and SDA, is administered by Charities Trust, via our benefits partner Edenred. This makes it even easier to sign up and manage your donations online.

Next Steps

If you work in Dstl, please contact your Employee Experience Team for details of how to sign up to your Payroll Giving scheme. Other colleagues should follow the instructions below.

  • 1

    Before signing up to the Payroll Giving scheme, you should ensure you are familiar with 2021DIN01-131-Civilian Payroll Giving Scheme.

  • 2

    To sign up, you must first register with the mylifestyle hub. To register, please visit the relevant link below and follow the registration instructions.

     Please note that your Payroll ID is your MOD staff number (e.g. 123456A). If you are new to MOD, it can take up to 8 weeks for your details to be recognised by the hub.

     If you have already registered for mylifestyle, then you can sign in using your username and password.

  • 3

    Once you have logged in to mylifestyle, select "mybenefits" at the top of the screen, then select "Payroll Giving" and follow the on-screen instructions.

    The window for signing up to the Payroll Giving scheme will be open from approximately 22nd of each month to the 10th day of the following month, ready for processing. Please ensure you sign up during this window. For example, to make your first donation in October, you should sign up between 22nd September and 10th October.

  • 4

    Your donations will be deducted from your pay each month. You can cancel your membership to the scheme or amend your donation amounts by logging in to mylifestyle during any election window. 

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    Payroll Giving Sign Up Guide

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