New figures show that millions of people are paying too much tax, because they are failing to claim the married couples allowance.
HMRC (HM Revenue & Customs) has revealed that only one million married couples have claimed the new allowance, out of the 4.2 million who are eligible.
The allowance was introduced in April 2015 and is worth £220 in the current tax-year.
How does it work?
The system works by allowing either a husband, wife, or civil partner to transfer part of their unused Personal ...