Marriage allowance can you cash in?

3rd April 2020

The marriage allowance allows you to transfer £1,250 of your unused personal allowance to your husband, wife or civil partner in a given tax year.


In order to qualify the one receiving the transfer must not be a higher rate tax payer and the lower earner must have income below their personal tax free allowance of £12,500.


This transfer can reduce your tax bill by up to £250 in a tax year.


You can backdate your claim 4 years therefore if you have not claimed then 5 April 2020 is the deadline for going back.


You can apply online at


Disclaimer - All information in this post was correct at time of writing.
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