Income Tax Allowances

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If you are looking at Income Tax Allowances and reviewing or planning your finances, please feel free to contact us. We can discuss your specific circumstances and look at tax efficient ways to legally minimise your income tax and optimise your tax relief.

Details2019/202020/21
Personal Allowance for people born after 5 ApriI 1948 (1) (2) £12,500 £12,500
Income limit for Personal Allowance (2) £100,000 £100,000
Married Couple's Allowance (born before 6th April 1935 and aged 75 and over) (3) (4) £8,915 £9,075
Minimum amount of Married Couple's Allowance £3,450 £3,510
Blind Person's Allowance £2,450 £2,500
Dividend Allowance £2,000 £2,000
Personal savings allowance for basic rate tax payers (5) £1,000 £1,000
Personal savings allowance for higher rate tax payers (5) £500 £500
Total income limit for Married couples allowance £29,600 £30,200
Transferable marriage allowance (6) £1,250 £1,250
Trading allowance (7) £1,000 £1,000
Property income allowance (8) £1,000 £1,000

If you are looking at Income Ta Allowances and reviewing or planning your finances, please feel free to contact us. We can discuss your specific circumstances and look at tax efficient ways to legally minimise your income tax and optimise your tax relief.

  1. From 6th April 2016 onwards, all individuals are entitled to the same personal allowance, regardless of date of birth.
  2. The Personal Allowance reduces where the income is above £100,000 – by £1 for every £2 of income above the £100,000 limit. This reduction applies irrespective of age
  3. These allowances reduce where the income is above the income limit by £1 for every £2 of income above the limit.
  4. Tax relief for the Married Couple’s Allowance is given at the rate of 10 per cent.
  5. From 6th April 2016, the new Personal Savings Allowance results in basic rate taxpayers not paying tax on the first £1,000 of savings income they receive. Higher rate taxpayers do not pay tax on the first £500 of savings income.
  6. Introduced from 6 April 2015, 10% of the unused element of a personal allowance can be transferred between spouses, as long as the higher earning spouse does not pay income tax at above basic rate.
  7. The allowance was introduced from 6 April 2017. Where an individual’s trading income is lea than this allowance, full relief will be given so that the income is not charged to tax, unless the individual elects otherwise. If the individual’s trading income is more than this allowance, the individual may elect to deduct this allowance from the trading income instead of the usual method of deducting the actual expenses incurred. This allowance does not apply to partnership trading income.
  8. The allowance was introduced from 6 April 2017. Where an individual’s property income is less than this allowance, full relief will be given so that the income is not charged to tax, unless the individual elects otherwise. If the individual’s property income is more than this allowance, the individual may elect to deduct this allowance from the property income instead of the usual method of deducting the actual expenses incurred. This allowance does not apply to partnership property income nor income to which rent a room relief is given.

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