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How can I get my wife's tax allowance?

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How can I get my wife's tax allowance?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  taxadvisor.uk replied 2 years ago.
Hello and welcome to the site. Thank you for your question.

Your question is how can I get my wife's tax allowance -

If your wife's income is £10,600 or less in this tax year ending 5 Apr 2016, she could tansfer up to £1,060 of her allowance to you provided you are a basic rate taxpayer.

You can register your interest in claiming wife's tax allowance by completing your contact details at this HMRC website here

https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/marriage-allowance/register


Persons who are eligble for it is explained here under Who's eligible

http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/family/2015/02/couples-now-able-to-register-to-shift-unused-tax-allowance-between-spouses


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