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Money, banking and taxes

A person uses a smartphone to access online banking
A person uses a smartphone to access online banking

Work out what your tax allowance is, get information on VAT and support with your tax payments.

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Banking - your rights and the complaints process

What to do if you're unhappy with the level of service you're receiving from your bank? The Equality Act 2010 is a law that aims to ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to use services. Find out about your rights.

Debit and credit cards

Paying by credit or with debit card is a popular way to pay for goods or services. There are two types of cards that might work for you: chip and PIN or chip and signature cards.

Advice on managing your money for young people

Find out about accessible banking services, university or college funding, advice on sticking to a budget, or gadgets and equipment to help you manage your cash.

Debt Advice

Information about getting debt advice and resources to help you with financial difficulty and managing money. Advice for blind and partially sighted people.

Reducing your Council Tax bill

Four different ways in which you could reduce your Council Tax bill. Although the four ways are not specifically for blind and partially sighted people, one or all of them may apply to you.

Guide to accessible online banking

Read our guide on how blind and partially sighted people can use accessible online banking services from smartphone, tablet or computer.

Tax advice

Discover how RNIB can help blind or partially sighted people with tax advice, the main tax allowances, benefits and concessions that you could be entitled to.

Talking ATMs

Learn more about RNIB's campaign to work with major high street banks to make cash machines, ATMs and branches accessible to blind and partially sighted people.

Branch and ATM banking

Hints and tips to make banking at your local branch and cashpoint easier, including help with finding the nearest accessible cashpoint.

Blind Person’s Allowance

Claim Blind Person’s Allowance to increase the threshold on your income before you start paying tax. Find out if your are eligible.