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Pensions

Expert commentary and practical guidance from ICAEW related to pensions in the UK personal tax regime.

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Practical guidance

TAXguide 05/15

Company Directors - PAYE Real Time Information. A questions and answers guidance note.

Features and articles

Tax penalties on pensions and how to avoid them

UK nationals risk up to 55% taxation if pension funds exceed the lifetime allowance on any one of 13 Benefit Crystallisation Events (BCEs) and 25% on some overseas pension transfers. But there are steps to take to limit exposure, writes Jason Porter, director of specialist expatriate tax and wealth management firm Blevins Franks.

In-specie pension contributions

Ross Welland examines the 2020 Upper Tribunal case of HMRC v Sippchoice concerning in-specie pension contributions. He covers the facts, the case itself and the implications of the tribunal’s decision.

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