Marriage Allowance 2017/2018

The marriage allowance allows spouses and civil partners to transfer 10% of their personal allowance to their spouse/civil partner as long as the recipient is not a higher or additional rate taxpayer. For 2017/18 the marriage allowance is £1,150. Claiming the marriage allowance is worthwhile where it would otherwise be wasted. The allowance is worth £230 per couple for 2017/18.