Recognising marriage in the tax system will not benefit women

Date Posted: Wednesday 27th November 2013

Briefing on the 2013 Transferable Tax Allowance (November, 2013)



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.

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