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15 people voluntarily paid £200,000 extra tax last year in ‘patriotic gifts’

Fifteen people made donations of nearly £200,000 in the year to March, according to figures from the Debt Management Office. These donations are known as “patriotic gifts” and date back to the nineteenth century. The value of donations has reduced significantly since the financial crisis, while national debt has increased. […]
15 people voluntarily paid £200,000 extra tax last year in ‘patriotic gifts’