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The Marriage Allowance is a simple way for couples to save on tax.
You transfer £1,260 (10%) of your Personal Allowance to your husband, wife, or civil partner if they earn more than you.
In 2022/23 tax year, this reduces their tax by up to £260.
You can backdate your claim by up to four years:
So if you claim now and backdate, your partner/spouse can get up to £1,448.
|How to apply||Details|
|Who has to apply?||The low earning partner|
|Where to apply?||online at HMRC’s website or you can call 0300 200 3300|
|What do you need?||both your NI numbers and passport or other IDs|
|When is the deadline?||No deadline (but you can only claim for up to 4 tax years)|
HMRC will give your partner their extra allowance either:
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