Nov 1, 2013 | Analysis, Older publications

Women’s Budget Group analysis of tax changes contained in annual Budgets and Autumn Financial Statements can be accessed here

The Women’s Budget Group briefing on the changes to Indirect Taxation in 2010/11 is available here

In 2013 the Coalition Government introduced proposals to ‘recognise marriage’ in the income tax system from 2015-16. These allow couples who are married or in civil partnerships to transfer up to £1,000 of their annual personal allowance of tax-free income between themselves, as long as neither pays income tax at more than the basic rate.

The Women’s Budget Group Briefing on 2013 Transferable Tax Allowance: ‘Recognising marriage in the tax system will not benefit women’ is available here

The Women’s Budget Group Press Release on 2013 Transferable Tax Allowance: ‘Marriage tax break fails women (and 69% of married couples)’ is available here

General Election blog: What about social care?

Proposals in the Conservative Party manifesto which would increase the number of people who have to pay for the care they receive in their own home hit the headlines yesterday.  But with over a million people not getting the social care they need and local councils...