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Big plans for private and State Pensions

Big plans for private and State Pensions

Pensions are set to have one of the biggest overhauls in recent memory, as the Chancellor also announced a consultation on plans that would bring significant changes to pensions in the UK. The biggest change would be a Lifetime Pension, more colloquially known as a...

Tax advice error could impact your State Pension

Tax advice error could impact your State Pension

Group income protection policies taken out through employer salary sacrifice schemes have been wrongly treated for tax thanks to incorrect advice given by HMRC to the Association of British Insurers back in October 2019. Even though HMRC corrected this advice in...

Deadline to catch up on National Insurance contributions extended

Deadline to catch up on National Insurance contributions extended

Anyone with an incomplete National Insurance contributions (NICs) record between April 2006 and April 2016 now has until July 31 to add to their NICs to qualify for a full State Pension after HMRC extended the deadline. Thousands of taxpayers have incomplete years in...

Pension changes make retirement saving more attractive

Pension changes make retirement saving more attractive

Pensions got a major overhaul in the Chancellor’s Budget announcements, with an increase in the amount you can put into your pension each year and an effective removal of the limit that your pension can reach before facing significant penalties of as much as 55%. Rise...

5 Ways the Self Employed can Boost Their Pensions

There are nearly five million self-employed people in the UK but, worryingly, just 25% are making regular provision for their retirement and this article will explain the ways in which the self-employed can boost their pensions. This is a situation that has been...

Setting Up Your Pension As A Contractor Or Freelancer

Setting Up Your Pension As A Contractor Or Freelancer

Leaping into the unshackled territory of freelancing or contracting has many perks, most of which involve separating yourself from the whims of an employer. While this freedom is certainly something to cherish, it can antagonise the question about what happens when...

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