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I am self employed and married but my wife does not work.Can

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I am self employed and married but my wife does not work.Can I claim any tax back as i believ ter is no longer any married couples allowance.I am 61 years old and my wife is 58.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Sam replied 3 years ago.
Hi

Thanks for your question, I am Sam and I am one of the UK tax experts here on Just Answer.

Married couples allowance is only available for those married couples, one of whom was born before 6/04/1935, which sadly does not apply to you. So you do not have a claim for this.

So you will be allocated the basic personal allowances - which for 2013/2014 allow you to earn the first £9440 tax free (this is restricted if your net income is in excess of £100,000)

Let me know if you have any follow up questions or any further struggles with the online return

Thanks

Sam
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