Marriage Allowance

Transferring your Marriage Allowance to your husband, wife or civil partner

Matthew Barrand Tax

Marriage Allowance lets you transfer £1,250 of your Personal Allowance to your husband, wife or civil partner. This could reduce their tax by up to £250 and it can be backdated as far back as the tax year 2015/2016, if eligible. To benefit as a couple, you (as the lower earner) must normally have an income below the Personal Allowance …

First Time buyers

Government launches scheme to help First-Time Buyers

Matthew Barrand Mortgages

The Government has announced plans to proceed with the First Homes scheme aimed at helping more First-Time Buyers to step onto the property ladder. The scheme will lower deposit and mortgage requirements for local First-Time Buyers in England – with the discount applying to a proportion of the new home. The average price of a newly-built home in England is …