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Marriage tax allowance scheme open for registrations

Allowance scheme available later this year

A scheme to offer tax allowances to some married couples and civil partners is open for registration.

The allowance is available to those whose income is less than £10,600 in the 2015 to 2016 tax year. In such circumstances they may be able to reduce their husband, wife or civil partner's tax by up to £212.

The new Marriage Allowance will permit a person to transfer of their personal allowance to their partner. This is the amount of income people can receive before paying tax.

Marriage Allowance will be available later this year. Registration can be made now.

A person will be able to claim Marriage Allowance if all the following apply:

To register, please click here.