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Income tax rates and allowances

Income Tax Allowances

Income Tax Allowances table 2018-19 and 2019-20
Income Tax allowances 2018-19 2019-20
Personal Allowance for people born after 5 April 1948 £11,850 £12,500
Income limit for Personal Allowance (1) £100,000 £100,000
Maximum amount of Married Couple's Allowance (born before 6th April 1935) £8,355 £8,445
Minimum amount of Married Couple's Allowance £3,220 £3,260
Blind Person's Allowance £2,290 £2,320
Transferable tax allowance for married couples and civil partners (2)

 £1,060

£1,060

Income tax rates are different if you live in Scotland.

Income Tax Allowances in Scotland

Income Tax Allowances for Scottish tax year 2018-19
Band Taxable Income Scottish Tax Rate
Personal Allowance Up to £11,850 0%
Starter Rate £11,850-£13,850 19%
Basic Rate £13,851-£24,000 20%
Intermediate Rate £24,001 to £43,430 21%
Higher Rate £43,431 to £150,000 41%
Top Rate over £150,000 46%

 

From 6th April 2019, the rates will also differ if you live in Wales.