Supporting families, strengthening marriage: a plan for a meaningful transferable tax allowance for married couples

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Centre for Social Justice (Great Britain)
Centre for Social Justice
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26 September 2013
Families, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Social welfare
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This short report calls for the Government to introduce a transferable tax allowance (TTA) for married couples. It asks for that allowance to be set at a meaningful level – initially £2,000 per couple per year (amounting to a possible annual saving of £400 per couple).

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