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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: 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 here 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: 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 here It is okay for you to keep receiving this money. I hope this is helpful.
Expert: replied 1 year ago.
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