Tag Your Bag and collect Nectar Points

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Join Oxfam's unique Tag Your Bag scheme and you'll receive 100 Nectar points. When your donated items sell, you'll earn 2 Nectar points for each £1 you raise and they'll be worth 25% more to Oxfam thanks to Gift Aid.

If you already have a Tag Your Bag account you can link your Nectar card to collect points.

Sign up to Tag Your Bag 

Gift Aid is a scheme run by HM Revenue and Customs that allows charities like Oxfam to reclaim the tax on donations by UK taxpayers. Registering for the Tag Your Bag scheme means we can claim the Gift Aid on any goods that you bring into your local Oxfam shop.

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Do you qualify for this scheme?

You must be a UK taxpayer to qualify for this scheme. Not sure if this applies to you? Use the questionnaire below to find out more.

Do you live in England, Scotland or Wales?

  • Yes 2
  • No 7

Do you currently pay income/or capital gains tax?

  • Yes 6
  • No 7
  • Unsure 3

Do you earn £10,000 + per year on which you pay tax?

  • Yes 6
  • No 7
  • Unsure 4

Is your pension £10,000+ per year?

  • Yes 6
  • No 7
  • Unsure 5

Do you pay PAYE on your pension?

  • Yes 6
  • No 7
  • Unsure 8

You are eligible
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Sorry, you do not qualify but you can still donate.
Find out more

You may be eligible.
Find out on the HMRC website.

How Tag Your Bag worksFAQs

Step 1 Sign up to Tag Your Bag. To collect Nectar points, enter your card details and you'll collect 100 points. If you've already got a Tag Your Bag account, link your Nectar card to collect 100 points.

Step 2 You'll receive personalised tags in the post. Donate your items to an Oxfam shop making sure your tag is securely on your bag of goods.

Step 3 We track your items and when they sell you'll get 2 Nectar points for every £1 they raise. If they don't sell they'll be recycled or reused - so they'll still help Oxfam fight poverty.

Step 4 You can even donate your points back to Oxfam if you want. Visit nectar.com to spend your points on a range of Oxfam Unwrapped items from safe drinking water to training a teacher.

Step 5 The money your unwanted goods raise, along with the money we collect from Gift Aid will build water pumps, dig vegetable plots, send children to school and give families a better future.

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Tag Your Bag FAQs

See how it works

Tag Your Bag video

What you can donate

What you can donate:

You can donate goods to any of our high street shops during opening hours.

  • Good quality, clean clothing and shoes
  • Bags, jewellery and accessories
  • Books, music and DVDs
  • Toys and games
  • Kitchenware, ornaments and collectables.

We work hard to make as much money as possible from every item you give us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have more questions about the scheme?

See our FAQs

Order more tags

Run out of tags? No problem - you can download or order more tags here.

Download tags (PDF 550KB)

Request more tags

Terms and conditions for Tag Your Bag

If you sign up for Nectar you will receive 100 points when you join Tag Your Bag and 2 points for every £1 your goods are sold for. If you sign up or link your Tag Your Bag account during October 2014, you'll receive 200 Nectar points. If your donated items sell in October or November 2014, you'll receive 4 points for every £1 they raise for Oxfam.

By signing up to Tag Your Bag, you are agreeing that you:

  • Are a UK taxpayer and would like Oxfam to treat all donations you make, or have made in the last four years (but no earlier than 1 April 2010), as Gift Aid donations. You must have paid a sufficient amount of UK income tax and/or capital gains tax for each tax year (6 April - 5 April) at least equal to the tax that all the charities or Community Amateur Sports Clubs that you donate to will reclaim on your gifts for that tax year. Other taxes such as VAT and Council Tax do not qualify.
  • understand that Oxfam Activities Limited (OAL) will attempt to sell the goods on your behalf and that 1% of the sale price will be paid to OAL by way of commission.
  • own all items provided for sale and that they were obtained in a legal manner.
  • allow Oxfam to sell the item in whatever manner it decides in order to maximise the value of the sale and to allow Oxfam to dispose of those items which in Oxfam's opinion have no saleable value, and acknowledge that your goods cannot be returned.
  • will be contacted up to twice a year to advise you that your goods have sold and to confirm your consent that the proceeds of the sale can be donated to Oxfam. We will wait until sales reach a minimum level before contacting you.
  • will notify us if you are no longer eligible to Gift Aid your donations. Also let us know if your address changes so that we can continue to claim Gift Aid. If we do not have your current address, your Gift Aid Declaration will no longer be valid.
  • Will also notify us if you email address changes.
  • If you registered your Nectar card you will receive 100 points on registration and two points for every £1 your items sell for, including Gift Aid. If we are not able to sell your items, you will not receive Nectar points for them. If you sign up or link your Tag Your Bag account during October 2014, you'll receive 200 Nectar points. If your donated items sell in October or November 2014, you'll receive 4 points for every £1 they raise for Oxfam.

Please note, we can only deliver Gift Aid labels to UK addresses.