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You must earn less than the personal allowance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is best for treats to be part of a daily meal allowance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The maximum investment allowed in retirement schemes has been cut both in terms of annual contributions and the lifetime allowance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The scheduled increases in the minimum wage and tax-free allowance will help. The Sun (2016)The 7lb age allowance he gets makes him the one to beat. The Sun (2016)Raising income tax allowances and thresholds and freezing fuel duty are more natural modern Tory territory. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Do I need the winter fuel allowance? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Kiwi judge got two months' salary plus allowances and business class flights home for her and her husband. The Sun (2016)It is a single payment and replaces six current benefits, including jobseeker's allowance and employment and support allowance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He deserves credit for raising the personal tax allowance and helping home buyers. The Sun (2013)But the changes to the investment allowance for small businesses will help them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You also need to ensure that you waste as little of your personal allowances as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What have they been doing with their winter fuel allowance? The Sun (2006) Make allowances for bright sunlight and glare. Collins Traveller - MallorcaThe allowance also covers the cost of weekly return journeys to the southeast. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You will feel your best by pushing almost to the limit of your daily energy allowance. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)Which airline has the best baggage allowance in economy? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your fruit allowance amounts to three pieces of fruit per day. The Vitality Diet (1990)The amount of money that might be produced by means testing the winter fuel allowance is tiny. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a curious and perverse incentive in the very concept of a lifetime allowance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They can appease some of these birds by bringing in a transferable tax allowance for married couples. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Does the justice system make allowance for such young people when they appear in court? Times, Sunday Times (2010)We would give them $3 a week allowance. Christianity Today (2000)This has tax benefits because they are making the most of their personal tax-free allowances. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Why should they seek work on a jobseeker 's allowance? Times, Sunday Times (2006)The allowance had helped her to buy an automatic, adapted car that gave her independence. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There could be additional allowances for business assets, as now. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Or raise the income tax personal allowance to more than 10,000. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Spending the week on an allowance is something that I am going to try to do from now on. The Sun (2012)Some savers are also losing money by not using tax-free allowances such as Isas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My winter fuel allowance is recorded: why shouldn't it be taxed? Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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