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AFF STATEMENT ON ‘INCOME TAX: ARMED FORCES ACCOMMODATION ALLOWANCE EXEMPTION’ AS ANNOUNCED IN YESTERDAY’S BUDGET: AFF was surprised to see the Armed Forces Allowances Exemption included as part of yesterday’s autumn budget. We are seeking urgent clarification of this, and of the implications for Army families, from the Ministry of Defence and will provide you with an update as soon as we have more information.
AFF film highlights FAM work on behalf of Army families. Read more.
Another result for AFF – DIO to review CAAS location data
We’re delighted to be able to report that DIO will now be reviewing some of the factors affecting proposed changes to Army families’ final CAAS band, specifically relating to location. Read more.
Improved access to student loans for Army spouses and partners: an AFF win
As of 1 August 2017, Army families posted overseas who wish to undertake a qualifying UK based university or college course can access a loan via Student Finance England. This applies to both full and part time courses, and you no longer need to be in the UK for the first day of the course to qualify. Read more.
Celebrating 35 years of support for Army families.
Watch our short film to find out how we can help Army families.