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Countdown to Pension Legislation Changes

  • Monday, May 22, 2017

We are less than 2 months away from the new rules on Lifetime Allowance and Annual Allowance for pension savers coming into force.

As a reminder the Lifetime Allowance is the maximum pension fund that clients are able to hold without potentially being liable to a tax charge.  This is being reduced from £1.25m to £1m.  This will affect people in both money purchase and defined benefit schemes.

The Annual Allowance, which is the maximum pension input an individual can put into a pension scheme in an input year, will be reduced from £40,000 to potentially as low as £10,000 per annum.

If you think you may be affected by either of these changes then please get in touch with us as planning needs to start now.


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Independent Financial Adviser

Phil is an independent financial adviser and leads the pension’s team.