Allowance Age Tax year
 ending 5 April
Amount

Personal

From 2010-11 onwards personal allowances are reduced by 1 for every 2 over the 100,000 income threshold, irrespective of the taxpayers age.

From 2015 to 2016, people born after 5 April 1938 get the standard Personal Allowance.

Income limit for
Personal Allowance
2014 to 2016 - 27,700
2013/2014 - 26,100

up to 65 2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012/2013
2013/2014
2014/2015
2015/2016
5,035
5,225
6,035
6,475
7,475
8,105
9,440
10,000
10,600
65 to 74(6)

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012/2013
2013/2014
2014/2015
2015/2016

£5,790(1)
£5,990(1)
£6,100(1)
£6,610(1)
£6,830(1)
£7,090(1)
7,280(1)
7,550(1)
9,030(1)
9,490(1)
9,940(1)
10,500(1)
10,500(1)
10,500(1)
10,600(1)
75 Plus(6) 2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010 & 2011
2011/2012
2012/2013
2013 to 2016
£6,050(1)
£6,260(1)
£6,370(1)
£6,720(1)
£6,950(1)
£7,220(1)
7,420(1)
7,690(1)
9,180(1)
9,640
10,090
10,660
10,660
Married Couple's(2)
Maximum Amount 2013 to 2014
2014 to 2015
2015 to 2016
7,915
8,165
8,355
Minimum Amount
2013 to 2014
2014 to 2015
2015 to 2016

3,040
3,140
3,220
Blind person's   2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010 & 2011
2011/2012
2012/2013
2013/2014
2014/2015
2015/2016
1,400
1,450
1,480
1,510
1,560
1,610
1,660
1,730
1,800
1,890
1,980
2,100
2,160
2,230
2,290
       

(1) The amount of these allowances is reduced if total income is above a certain amount.
(2) From April 2000, this allowance was abolished for people born on or after 6 April 1935.  Where the allowance received by an older person is restricted because of income - see note (1) above - it will not be reduced below 2,000 in the tax year ending 5 April 2001 and 2,070 in the tax year ending 5 April 2002 and 2,110 in tax year 2003 and 2,150 in tax year 2004 and 2,210 in 2005 and 2,280 in 2006, and in 2010 not below 6,475, and in 2011 not below 7,475.
(3) This allowance is abolished for deaths occurring after 5 April 2000.  Where death occurred during the tax year ending 5 April 2000, the widow also received the allowance in the tax year ending 5 April 2001.
(4) But the credit is reduced by £2 for every £3 by which your income exceeds the higher-rate tax threshold.
(5) Is reduced by 55p for ea £1 of net income above £94.50.  Savings are less than £8,000 but savings above £3,000 are taken into account in assessing your income.  It is assumed you earn £1 a week from ea £250 of savings above £3,000.
(6)Age allowance income limit (2003/04=£18,300)(2004/05=£18,900).  Where income exceeds limit (2003/03=£4,615)(2004/05=£4,745)

 
 
 
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