Category Archives: Pensions

The Return of the SSAS

The Small Self Administered Scheme (SSAS) market looks set for a resurgence, with two major benefits. The removal of Protected Rights benefits from this tax year will level the playing field for SSASs with the more popular Self Invested Personal … Continue reading

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Pensions – Your Flexible Friend?

With a continual stream of negativity surrounding pensions, and recent legislation only limiting what a government clearly sees as already generous tax-relief concessions, many pension holders would be forgiven for missing several positive changes that will allow those aged over 55 to … Continue reading

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What’s in store for pensions?

With the tax-payer already squeezed, experts are warning pension holders that they might be in line for some amending of pension rules in order to raise additional tax revenue come next month’s Budget. Whilst the Lifetime Allowance will already reduce … Continue reading

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The Demise of Protected Rights

The Government has finally decided to make changes to Protected Rights by abolishing some forms of contracting out. This will aid and simplify the pensions system and offer important opportunities for pension holders. These significant changes come into effect from … Continue reading

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To Fix or not to Fix?

Those with significant pension assets should take action in advance of the changes in pension legislation coming into effect from 6 April 2012. Under existing rules, those with accumulated pension benefits in excess of the Lifetime Allowance (LTA) of £1.8 … Continue reading

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