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Tax Allowance (Working Wives)

Volume 887: debated on Wednesday 5 March 1975

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what tax allowance a working wife receives in respect of a husband whose only source of income is invalidity benefit.

The married man's allowance, the wife's earned income allowance together with such other allowances—for example, child allowance—as might be appropriate in a particular case would be available to set against the wife's income in these circumstances.