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Personal Allowance

1. In the United Kingdom, income that is not taxed because it falls below the level at which income is taxed. For example, if one has an income of 6,000 pounds and a personal allowance of 5,000 pounds, one only pays taxes on the final 1,000 pounds. See also: Personal exemption.

2. See: Alimony.

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The Personal Allowance continues to be reduced for those with income above PS100,000 and it is withdrawn completely where income exceeds PS121,200.
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The government is committed to increase this Personal Allowance to pounds 10,000 by the 2015 - 2016 tax year but as this will be accompanied by a corresponding reduction in the 40 per cent tax threshold it is claimed that this will increase the number of higher rate tax payers by a further 850,000.
Awareness was particularly low among people on lower incomes, the group that the personal allowance benefits the most.
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Although tax rates are almost untouched, a decision not to raise thresholds for personal allowances and national insurance will bring in a huge pounds 650million.
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Pay for accrued leave on separation, mustering out and personal allowances to high-ranking officers.
4 million people simply by misuse of tax- free personal allowances - mainly involving married couples where only one spouse is working.

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