Gosport MP urges couples to check marriage allowance eligibility

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AN MP is urging people to check if they are eligible for marriage allowance.

The scheme lets someone transfer £1,000 of their personal allowance to their husband, wife or civil partner if they earn more than them, saving up to £220 from their tax bill.

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage said: ‘Marriage allowance can create savings for so many couples.

‘I’d encourage everyone to see if they are eligible and, if so, to apply straight away,’

For more go to gov.uk/apply-marriage-allowance