Taxation of husband and wife in the UK and changes in the tax-benefit system
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Published by Taxation, Incentives and the Distribution of Income Programme in London .
Written in English


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Statementby A.B. Atkinsonand H. Sutherland.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- no.104
ContributionsSutherland, H., Taxation, Incentives and the Distribution of Income Programme.
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Open LibraryOL21674210M

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Publisher Summary. This chapter elaborates tax laws' treatment of husband and wife. Section 37 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act, , reads as follows: A woman's income chargeable to income tax shall, so far as it is income for a year of assessment during which she is a married woman living with her husband, be deemed for income tax purposes to be his income and not her income. In this Guide I start with a brief summary of the various UK taxes. I then describe how a husband and wife are taxed, and the opportunities available during the marriage to reduce the tax bill of the family. I include the major changes introduced in April of Independent Taxation. I also mention the taxationFile Size: KB.   Most people will have the standard Personal Allowance, which in the to tax year, stands at £12, Those with a high income may lose some or all of their Personal Allowance. In the same way, a husband and wife will be taxed independently on any capital gains they may have, with an annual exemption each, instead of one between them as now. But transfers of capital between husband and wife will continue to be entirely free of any liability to tax. As I have said, the new system will come into force in

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