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scooterpig
Old 14-08-2007, 8:28 PM
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Default Married man's tax allowance

When was this allowance abolished? At the point of abolition, did it still apply to young people and can you claim for a tax rebate if you should have received it?

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Old 14-08-2007, 8:41 PM
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When was this allowance abolished?

Iirc, 1999/2000.
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Old 14-08-2007, 8:45 PM
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Don't know the exact date but it was approximately ten years ago.

Edit: It was abolished by the Labour government, so it was not that long ago, probably closer to eight years.

Edit again: Sorry ohreally, missed your post! Yep, I again, 1999/ 2000 sounds about right. Don't seem to be able to find a more specific date.

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Old 14-08-2007, 8:51 PM
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I believe you had to be born in 1935 or before to retain this. They stopped it for anyone born after that date.
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Found it!

It applied to young people until 6 April 2000. I am not aware that you can claim a tax allowance for seven years ago, though you would need to double check that with the HMRC.
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