Private pensions can be an efficient way to pass on wealth, but it is important to consider what, if any, tax will be payable on a private pension you inherit. The person who died will usually have
The annual allowance for tax relief on pensions has been fixed at the current level of £40,000 since 6 April 2014. Since April 2016, the annual allowance has been further reduced for high earners.
The government has confirmed that they are to examine a number of different approaches to help encourage the self-employed to save for their retirement. The success of automatic enrolment for pension
A 'Check your State Pension age' tool is available at www.gov.uk/state-pension-age/y. The tool allows taxpayers to check the earliest age they can start receiving the State Pension. The State Pension
Automatic enrolment for workplace pensions encourages many employees to start making provision for their retirement with employers, and as a bonus, government also contributes to their pension pot.
The annual allowance for tax relief on pensions has been fixed at the current level of £40,000 since 6 April 2014. The previous allowance was £50,000 and prior to 6 April 2011, the annual allowance
Employer contributions to any type of pension arrangement in a registered pension scheme are always paid gross. Tax relief is given by deducting the gross amount of the contributions from an
Anyone aged 16 or over and at least 30 days from their State Pension age can request a State Pension statement from the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP). The statement provides an estimate of
The annual allowance for tax relief on pensions is £40,000 for the current tax year. There is also a three year carry forward rule that allows taxpayers to carry forward unused annual allowance from
Following its annual review of the pension automatic enrolment earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band, the government has decided that the earnings trigger will again remain at £10,000 for