Campaign to scrap ‘Granny tax’ gathers momentum

The government is due to scrap the higher personal tax allowance for over 65’s in April and an online petition opposing the measure has almost the required 100,000 signatures before it goes to debate. The personal allowance for someone aged 65-74 is currently £10,500 and the removal of this higher allowance (dubbed the ‘Granny Tax’) has proved hugely unpopular with pensioners and … Read More