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  • How inheritance tax might work on transfer (Deceased estate taxed in Scotland) - Royal London for advisers

    . Laura lives in Scotland, is divorced and terminally ill Earnings in the tax year of £150,000 She has 2 adult non-dependent children She transfers her DB pension to a DC scheme and dies 2 months later The transfer of value is £1 million Laura dies shortly after the transfer As Laura dies within 2...

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  • How inheritance tax might work on transfer (Deceased estate taxed in England) - Royal London for advisers

    , is divorced and terminally ill Earnings in the tax year £150,000 He has 2 adult non-dependent children He transfers his DB pension to a DC scheme and dies 2 months later The transfer of value is £1 million Mark dies shortly after the transfer As Mark dies within 2 years of the transfer taking place...

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  • Bereavement support payments - Royal London for advisers

    ...partner dies after 6 April 2017. The spouse or civil partner must be below State Pension Age to claim. A lump sum is paid followed by monthly payments for 18 months. Payments may be higher if there are children. You may also find the following useful: HMRC - Bereavement Support Payment  Eligibility...

  • 3rd Party Contributions - Saving for future generations pt I - Royal London for advisers

    3rd party contributions - Saving for future generations Pt I We look at how your clients can start saving for their children and grandchildren’s retirement. Providing a decent pension to live on is an expensive business. To provide an income of £32,000 p.a. from age 65 would require retirement...

  • Child Benefit - avoiding the tax charge - Royal London for advisers

    Child Benefit - can you avoid the tax charge? Do any of your clients earn more than £50,000 and have children eligible for Child Benefit? They could lose all or some of their benefit because of their earnings. Would you like to get their Child Benefit back and help them fund for retirement? Key...

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  • Covid-19 and the money purchase annual allowance (MPAA) - Royal London for advisers

    ) was introduced along with pension freedoms on 6 April 2015. The aim of the MPAA is to limit the scope for those over 55 to make pension withdrawals and recycle them back into a pension plan in the form of pension contributions, securing double tax relief. Anyone subject to the MPAA has a specific annual...

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  • State benefits pension and manuals - protection - Royal London for advisers

    Support Payment replaced Bereavement Allowance, Widowed Parent’s Allowance and Bereavement Payment. The benefit is paid at one of two rates depending on whether the claimant is responsible for children. Bereavement support payments Employment and Support Allowance Read our top questions on Employment...

  • Universal credit - Royal London for advisers

    ...this is paid on top of the standard allowance. How much for Extra monthly amount First child £281.25 (born before 6 April 2017) £235.83 (born on or after 6 April 2017) Second child and any other eligible children1 £235.83 per child A disabled or severely disabled child £128.25 or £400.29 Help...

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  • Benefit crystallisation events and the lifetime allowance charge - Royal London for advisers

    Benefit crystallisation events and the lifetime allowance charge The lifetime allowance (LTA) is the maximum amount that can be crystallised before a charge applies. It used to be £1.8m but it’s now £1,073,100. Key facts Pension benefits held in a registered pension scheme will be tested against...

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  • Death benefits - nominating beneficiaries - Royal London for advisers

    ...of a nominee flexi-access drawdown. On the death of the spouse they want successor flexi- access drawdown to be paid to the children. Can the member state in the nomination form that this is what they want to happen? The member can't dictate what form of death benefit the spouse can receive; nor can...

  • Pensions on divorce - Royal London for advisers

    ...of the marital home, these usually being the most valuable of all the matrimonial assets. Furthermore the matrimonial home is likely to be awarded to the spouse who is bringing up any dependent children. Where this doesn't work is when the pension fund is quite large and in order to keep it intact the spouse...

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  • Pension contributions - All you need to know - Royal London for advisers

    Pension contributions - all you need to know This analysis focuses on pension contributions, who can pay them and if there are any restrictions. Key facts Contributions made by an individual have to be supported by relevant UK earnings, employer contributions do not. Income from a pension...

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  • Defined benefit transfers and the lifetime allowance - Royal London for advisers

    ...lifetime allowance (LTA) tax charge. What does this mean for your client? Can they avoid paying the charge? Let’s look at an example: Meet Mark Mark has worked for an engineering firm for the last 40 years. He is about to retire at age 61 and is widowed with 2 adult children. He also receives...

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  • Pension input periods and pension input amounts 2015 - Royal London for advisers

    Pension input periods and pension input amounts (post 8 July 2015 rules) These concepts have been with us since 6 April 2006 but with the reduction in the annual allowance to £40,000 more people are affected. Key facts Pension input period (PIP): This is the period of time used to measure...

  • Statutory sick pay case study - Royal London for advisers

    ...and a dad to his 3 very young children. He works in a big city and he spends a total of around 2 hours every day travelling into the office and travelling home. Recently, friends, family and work colleagues have all noticed a change in Bob’s behaviour and some of them have mentioned it to him. Bob seems...

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  • Pension input periods and pension input amounts - Pre 2015 Rules - Royal London for advisers

    Pension input periods and pension input amounts (pre 8 July 2015 rules) These concepts have been with us since 6 April 2006 but, until the annual allowance reduced to £50,000 in April 2011, have really only affected those looking to pay significant amounts into their pension. Important note...

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  • Pension protection - Royal London for advisers

    Pension protection Lifetime allowance protection It is currently possible to protect benefits from a lifetime allowance charge as a result of the lifetime allowance being reduced (which the Government like to do quite often). This protection has the effect of locking the lifetime allowance...

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  • Pension Credit - Royal London for advisers

    Pension Credit The DWP have produced a detailed guide to Pension Credit for advisers which you may find useful. Guarantee Credit (Tax Year 2020/21)   Single Pensioner Married Couple Guarantee Credit £173.75 p.w. £265.20 p.w. Capital Limit £10,000 - Any amount over this limit is converted...

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  • Basic State Pension explained - Royal London for advisers

    Basic State Pension explained The Basic State Pension was replaced by the new State Pension in April 2016. Key facts Basic State Pension It had to be claimed; it wasn't paid automatically. You needed to have paid NI contributions for at least 30 years to get a full BSP. You got a proportionately...

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  • Single-tier pension - Royal London for advisers

    New State Pension The new State Pension replaced the basic State Pension in April 2016. Key facts New State Pension (nSP) The new State Pension started in April 2016 and is currently £175.20 p.w. You currently need to have paid NI contributions for at least 35 years to get a full nSP You can get...

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  • Personal Pension/Stakeholder Rebates - Royal London for advisers

    Personal Pension/Stakeholder Rebates All contracted out personal pension and stakeholder pension plans will automatically be contracted back in on 5 April 2012.   2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 Age * Tier1 Tier2 Tier3 Tier1 Tier2 Tier3 Tier1 Tier2 Tier3 Tier1 Tier2 Tier3 Tier1 Tier2 Tier3...

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  • Contributing to a child's pension - Royal London for advisers

    Contributing to a child's pension Many better-off clients are understandably focused on how they can maximise contributions into their own pension, whilst grandparents are often interested in giving their school age grandchildren a start on their pensions journey. But one area that’s often...

  • Basic state pension rates - Royal London for advisers

    Basic State Pension   Single Person Married Couple Date effective per week per annum* per week per annum* April 2020 £134.25 £6,981.00 £214.70 £11,164.40 April 2019 £129.20 £6,718.40 £206.65 £10,745.80 April 2018 £125.95 £6,549.40 £201.45 £10,475.40 April 2017 £122.30 £6,359.60 £195.60 £10,171.20...

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  • July 2015 Budget Summary - Royal London for advisers

    ...the threshold available on their death. Properties worth up to £1 million (from 2020/21) could therefore be passed on to children without inheritance tax being due on the property. Reduction in annual allowance 2.83 of HM Treasury - Summer Budget 2015 and HMRC - Transitional provisions for aligning...

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  • Autumn Statement 2015 - Royal London for advisers

    Autumn Statement 2015 George Osborne delivered the 2015 Autumn Statement on Wednesday 25 November. Our view It’s good news that the rumours of a halt to automatic enrolment have proved unfounded. It’s also good news that a decision on pension tax relief changes has been put off until the Budget...

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  • State benefits pension and manuals - Royal London for advisers

    ...accommodation HMRC manuals HMRC newsletters Pension credit State Pensions Contracting out GOV.UK calculators New State Pension State Pension factsheets Pension Statistics Child benefit In certain circumstances, receiving the child benefit can result in a tax charge. This article looks at ways to reduce...

  • Finance Act 2008 - Royal London for advisers

    Finance Act 2008 The Finance Bill was published by the Treasury on 27 March 2008 and became an Act on 21 July 2008. Pension legislation introduced in the Act includes: Pre A-Day protection of tax-free cash This affects any member with an entitlement to more than 25% tax-free cash on their pre A-Day...

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  • State Second Pension Explained - Royal London for advisers

    State Second Pension Explained State pensions have over time become more and more complicated. This analysis explains the 'nuts and bolts ' of the State Second Pension. In April 2016, the basic State Pension was replaced by the new State Pension. Since that date it is not possible to contract out...

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  • Covid-19 and pension contributions - Royal London for advisers

    COVID-19 and pension contributions The existence of the grant available under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme does not change an employer’s normal pension contribution payment obligations or processes. Key facts The requirement under pensions legislation to consult on certain changes only...

  • State pension transition - Royal London for advisers

    State pension transition The government has simplified state pensions with the introduction of the new State Pension. Key facts The new State Pension started in April 2016 and is currently £175.20 p.w. You currently need to have paid NI contributions for at least 35 years to get a full nSP You can...

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  • Pension case studies - Royal London for advisers

    ...on pension contributions (excluding Scotland)   61.5% tax relief on pension contributions (Scotland) Carry forward of unused annual allowance - Case studies (PDF 272 KB) Extracting company profits Taper trap Death benefits Death benefits: discretion or direction How inheritance tax might apply to a pension...

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  • Pension protection FAQs - Royal London for advisers

    Pension protection - frequently asked questions Primary protection PTM063110: primary protection and lump sum protection Primary and enhanced protection Q: What is primary protection? A: Members who had a benefits value on 5 April 2006 of over £1.5 million could use primary protection to reduce...

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  • HMRC Pension Schemes Newsletters - Royal London for advisers

    HMRC pension newsletters HMRC issue a variety of pension related newsletters. These cover almost anything to do with pensions and contain valuable information. A brief summary and links to the newsletters issued so far are below: Newsletter 121 – June 2020 This includes information on the following...

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  • General and tools - Royal London for advisers

    General and tools Pensions and bankruptcy This article explores how bankruptcy can affect pensions. Pensions and bankruptcy Parental leave and pensions We are often asked how parental leave impacts workplace pension schemes in terms of funding in general, auto enrolment and salary exchange...

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  • Annual allowance - Royal London for advisers

    Annual allowance An annual allowance for pension savings applies each year, which is based on a pension input period. This limits the amount of tax privileges available on pension savings each year. Key facts Annual allowance is based on pension input periods. Pension input periods are now aligned...

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  • Pensions liberation fraud - Royal London for advisers

    Pensions scams and liberation fraud Pension scams have evolved over recent years and adapted to the obstacles put in place by pension providers and their regulators. Key facts Usual signs of a scam Contact out of the blue. Promises of high /guaranteed returns. Free pension reviews. Access to your...

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  • Pre Budget Report 2007 - Royal London for advisers

    Pre Budget Report 2007 On 9 October 2007 Alasdair Darling delivered the 2007 pre-budget report. This report details changes that will affect pension schemes including the spreading of tax relief on employer contributions and the rules on inheriting tax-relieved pension schemes. A summary...

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  • Pension Ages - frequently asked questions - Royal London for advisers

    Pension Ages - frequently asked questions Q: What is the minimum age that retirement benefits can be taken? A: If the scheme rules allow it, it is be possible for benefits to be taken from age 55 or earlier due to ill-health. Q: Can people in certain occupations retire before age 55...

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  • Death benefits pre 6 April 2015 overview - Royal London for advisers

    ...interdependence children - under the age of 23 or older in the case of dependency due to mental or physical incapacity ex-spouse if they were married to the member when they first started to take the pension, and any other person that the scheme administrator considered dependent on the deceased at the time...

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  • Transfers explained - Royal London for advisers

    Transfers It is possible to transfer your pension fund to another plan. Safeguarded benefits The Pension Schemes Act 2015 introduced the concept of safeguarded benefits from 6 April 2015. It also placed a requirement on some individuals to take financial advice before they can give up safeguarded...

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