Blind Person’s Allowance

To enter a blind person’s allowance,

  • Select the Data Input tab
  • Select + Add a new section button
  • A new window opens, scroll to the bottom to the allowances section and click on Blind Person’s Allowance
  • A new window opens, which needs to be completed
  • Registered blind?’ Tick this box to confirm that the taxpayer is registered as blind and eligible for the allowance for the current tax year.
  • Name of local authority or other register’ Enter the name of the local authority with which the taxpayer is registered.
  • Give surplus allowance to spouse?’ Tick this box if the taxpayer has elected to give surplus allowances to their spouse.
  • Amount of surplus allowance claimed from spouse’ Enter the amount of surplus Blind Person’s Allowance to transfer from spouse.

There is additional information available from gov.uk website:https://www.gov.uk/blind-persons-allowance/what-youll-get

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