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‘Tax relief’ means that you either:
This guide is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).
Maintenance Payments Relief reduces your Income Tax if you make maintenance payments to an ex-spouse or civil partner.
You can get it if all of the following apply:
Maintenance Payments Relief is worth 10% of the maintenance you pay to your ex-spouse or civil partner, up to a maximum of £401 a year (or 10% of £4,010).
To claim it, contact HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
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