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Income and tax

Our income and tax section includes a tax calculator and detailed information on council tax, income tax, equity release and more.


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  • Council Tax

    Learn more about Council Tax and find out the different steps that you can take to reduce your bill.
  • Income Tax

    Not all income is taxable, and there are allowances and reliefs you may be able to claim that can reduce your bill.
  • Tax calculator

    None of us wants to pay more tax than we have to, so it’s always worth checking you’re paying the right amount.
  • Equity release

    Raising extra money against the value of your home is an important decision. Age UK offers advice.
  • Inheritance tax

    Tax may be payable on a person’s estate after they die. It's paid after any debts and funeral expenses have been taken off.
  • Top 10 tax mistakes

    Have you checked your tax code recently? Are you getting all your allowances?

How to boost your income in retirement

Age UK gives its tips on how to boost your income in retirement, including advice on tracing lost money, lowering your energy bills, claiming benefits, and direct debits and standing orders.

Get face-to-face information and advice at your local Age UK. Find out where you nearest is.

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6 ways to reduce your Council Tax

Did you know that you could get a 25% discount on your Council Tax if you live alone? It's one of many ways you could reduce your bill.

Start saving money

Sir Naim Dangoor

We are grateful for the generous support of the late Sir Naim Dangoor, CBE, and the Exilarch's Foundation.

For more information call Age UK on 0800 055 6112

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