Hello, I am Keith, one of the experts on Just Answer, and happy to help you with your question.
What the company choses to do in the matter of the remuneration of its executives is a matter for the company which is a separate legal entity in its own right. HMRC may not like it, but your suggestions is perfectly permissible, especially if you are both mere employees and not directors.
The treatment of savings by placing them under the lower paid spouse's control and name is ***** ***** as inter spousal transfers are outside the scope of UK taxation. The only danger comes if there is, in the long term, a marital split and the subesquent negotiations might prove interesting, to say the least!
I do hope that I have been of assistance to you with my answer.
Hi Keith - Many thanks for your reply, most helpful !
Delighted to have been of assistance, Ian.
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