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HMRC Accepting Online Applications for the Marriage Allowance

Written by Jon Cooper

The Marriage Allowance lets you transfer up to 10% of your Personal Allowance to your husband, wife or civil partner. For the 2015-16 tax year, the maximum amount is £1,060.00 that would reduce their tax by £212.00.

The Personal Allowance is the amount of income that you can earn in a tax year on which there is no Income Tax to pay. For most people, the Personal Allowance is £10,600.00 this year.

You are eligible to claim the Marriage Allowance if all four of the following conditions apply:

If these conditions are met, then you can now apply online at https://www.gov.uk/marriage-allowance.

For the application, you will need your and your partner’s National Insurance numbers.

In addition, you will need a proof of identity that can be:

The £1,060 limit will increase automatically in line with any increase in the Personal Allowance in future tax years.

If you would like to discuss the Marriage Allowance in particular or your tax affairs in general, please email us at welcome@cooperfaure.co.uk for an initial consultation that is free and without obligation

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