If your income is over a certain amount, you will have to pay Income Tax on it. Not all income is taxable, and there are allowances and reliefs you may be able to claim that can reduce your bill.
Not all income counts towards Income Tax. You may have to pay tax on:
You do not have to pay tax on:
Contact Tax Help for Older People (TOP) or HMRC for further information about which types of income are taxable and non-taxable.
We all have a personal tax-free allowance (unless your income exceeds £115,000) which represents the amount of income you can receive without paying tax. Some people are entitled to other allowances as well, like Married Couple’s Allowance and Blind Person’s Allowance.
For further information on income tax, contact HM Revenue & Customs on 0845 300 0627 or visit their website at www.hmrc.gov.uk/incometax
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