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Can a retired man claim tax allowance unemployed wife

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can a retired man claim tax allowance for his unemployed wife althou she is 59 and claims no benifits
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  taxadvisor.uk replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question.Provided your income is between 10,601 and £42,385 and your wif'es income is below £10,600 then marraige allowance is available. More information on it and a link to calculate how much tax you will pay as a couple is herehttps://www.gov.uk/marriage-allowance-guide I hope this is helpful and answers your question.If you have any other questions, please ask me before you rate my service – I’ll be happy to respond.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i get 63 pounds for my wife who is 59 not working from the pension office i do not get any benifits is it ok for me to keep receiving this money
Expert:  taxadvisor.uk replied 1 year ago.
thank you for your reply.I think you are referring to pension credits and more information on it can be found herehttps://www.gov.uk/pension-credit/overview It is okay for you to keep receiving this money. I hope this is helpful.
Expert:  taxadvisor.uk replied 1 year ago.
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