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Category Archives:Pension

HMRC backs down from pension tax case

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has recently withdrawn an appeal in a key court case over a 55 per cent charge it wanted to levy. Read More

Workers could be missing out by not checking personal tax accounts

According to the latest research from the Post Office, just under half (46 per cent) of workers have never checked their personal tax accounts. Read More

Automatic enrolment contributions increase: what you need to do

The minimum contribution you and your staff must pay into your automatic enrolment workplace pension scheme has increased. Read More

Is your workplace pension up to scratch?

More than eight in 10 employees in the UK are now saving into a workplace pension, new figures reveal. Read More

Employers warned about TPR re-enrolment fines

If businesses do not put measures in place to correctly re-enrol their staff into a workplace pension then they could face being fined by The Pensions Regulator (TPR). Read More

Have you used your unused pensions annual allowance?

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has reminded taxpayers that they can carry forward any unused annual allowance if their pension savings exceed this year’s allowance. Read More

Call to increase auto-enrolment pension contributions

MPs say that automatic pension enrolment is fundamental to funding a new era of retirement, which is becoming increasingly reliant on private rather than public savings. Read More

Regulators increasingly cracking down on auto-enrolment failings

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are being warned to ensure that they are fully compliant with their auto-enrolment obligations, after it emerged that regulators are increasingly cracking down on businesses that fall foul of the rules. Read More

HMRC forced to remove “incorrect” pension calculator from website

In recent days, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been forced to remove a popular online calculator from its website, after it emerged that the software was giving users “incorrect” information about how much money they can save into their pensions. Read More

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