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  • Carry forward - Royal London for advisers

    Carry forward Carry forward allows unused annual allowance from pension input periods ending in the three previous tax years to be carried forward and added to the annual allowance for the current pension input period. Key facts The annual allowance has been £40,000 since the 2014/15 tax year...

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  • NHS pensions update - Royal London for advisers

    ...that our selfless NHS staff are appropriately and accurately informed has never been more important. Clinicians and the tapered annual allowance Changes to the tapered annual allowance announced at the March 2020 Budget and expected to lift all but the highest paid out of the “taper trap” are due...

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  • Tapering of annual allowance for high incomes - Royal London for advisers

    ...any adjustments were made. Carry forward It's still possible to carry forward unused annual allowance from previous years to a year where the taper applies. However, the amount of unused annual allowance available when carrying forward from a year where the taper has applied will be the balance...

  • Spring Budget 2020 summary - Royal London for advisers

    ...is increasing from £110,000 to £200,000 and adjusted income from £150,000 to £240,000 for 2020/21.  The minimum level to which the annual allowance can taper down will reduce from £10,000 to £4,000. This means that all those with adjusted income of £312,000 or over will have an annual allowance of £4,000. ISAs...

  • Is it time to have another look at the taper? - Royal London for advisers

    ...of £10,000. If you're using carry forward to work out a client’s maximum available annual allowance, you'd apply the above rules to any years before 6 April 2020 in your calculation.  The taper rules from 6 April 2020 Individuals with adjusted income greater than £240,000 and threshold income greater than...

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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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  • Carry forward – where do people go wrong? - Royal London for advisers

    ...from the 2016/17 tax year onwards. So in theory, this could apply to all four tax years in the carry forward calculation.  If the taper does apply, carry forward can still be used and the standard annual allowance of £40,000 is simply substituted by the tapered annual allowance for each year...

  • 2021 Autumn Budget - Royal London for advisers

    ...productive assets, while continuing to protect savers Lifetime allowance As already known, the lifetime allowance will be maintained at the current level of £1,073,100 until April 2026. Annual allowance The annual allowance remains at £40,000 for 2022/23. Money purchase annual allowance The money purchase...

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  • Budgets and Acts - Royal London for advisers

    Budget Summary Personal allowances Increase in the Inheritance Tax threshold Reduction in annual allowance - taper on high incomes and the alignment of PIPs Consultation on pension tax relief Taxation of lump sum death benefits Lifetime allowance - reducing to £1 million Salary exchange - government...

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  • Pensions A to Z - Royal London for advisers

    ...relief on pension contributions (Scotland) 3rd party contributions - Saving for future generations Pt I 3rd party contributions - Saving for future generations Pt II A Annual allowance Annual allowance and money purchase annual allowance (rates) Annual allowance - money purchase annual allowance...

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  • Scheme pays deadline - Royal London for advisers

    ...or reaching age 75 in these circumstances. This will allow the scheme to make any annual allowance charge payments before the benefits come into payment.  How does an individual elect for scheme pays? The individual should make the request in writing to their pension scheme. This request should be signed...

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  • Taper trap - Royal London for advisers

    Taper trap Individuals with adjusted income over £240,000 in the tax year could have their annual allowance reduced. In some cases, the calculation can be particularly challenging... Key facts The annual allowance will be reduced for people who have ‘adjusted income’ over £240,000 a year...

  • Carry forward top 5 FAQs - Royal London for advisers

    ...an individual use carry forward if the tapered annual allowance applies? Carry forward can still be used if the taper applies, you simply substitute the tapered annual allowance for the standard annual allowance in the calculations. The taper was introduced in tax year 2016/17.  Do you need to inform...

  • Contributions and Annual Allowance - frequently asked questions - Royal London for advisers

    annual allowance then she can only use carry forward to allow her to pay more into a defined benefit plan. If Katie had triggered the tapered annual allowance it's still possible to carry forward unused annual allowance from previous years to a year where the taper applies. However, the amount...

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  • Pension case studies - Royal London for advisers

    Case studies Often a case study can help bring a technical point to life. What you'll find on this page Benefit options and lifetime allowance Contributions, annual allowance and tax relief Death benefits General Benefit options and lifetime allowance Emergency rate tax Lifetime allowance - how...

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  • Pre-Budget Report 2009 - Royal London for advisers

    ...the special annual allowance charge will continue to receive tax relief at the highest rate paid by the individual (which could be up to 50%). Consultation on the restriction of tax relief from 6 April 2011 The report makes it clear that an 'appropriate' taper will apply, so where some...

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  • Why paying a tax charge isn’t always a bad thing - Royal London for advisers

    Fiona Hanrahan and Justin Corliss as they dig deeper into some of the technical aspects of the annual allowance, including how it interacts with tax relief, carry forward, the taper and the MPAA. After watching this webinar, you will be able to: How the annual, money purchase, and tapered allowances...

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  • Carry forward made easyish - Royal London for advisers

    ...in this tax year.  Care should be taken where the tapered annual allowance applies. It would seem logical that he has sufficient earnings to cover a £60,000 personal contribution if he is caught by the taper, but is that correct? The “income” definition for the tapered annual allowance includes...

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  • Contributions and tax relief - Royal London for advisers

    Contributions, annual allowance and tax relief This section covers various aspects of contributions paid to UK Registered pension schemes. These can be summarised in four short points: Contributions are unlimited. But there are restrictions on the amount of tax relief that will be given...

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  • Money purchase annual allowance - Royal London for advisers

    An explanation of the money purchase annual allowance This article explains what the money purchase annual allowance is, what triggers it and the impact on defined benefit schemes. Key facts The money purchase annual allowance is currently £4,000. Prior to 6 April 2017 it was £10,000. What...

  • 2021 Public Sector Pensionsupdate - Royal London for advisers

    ...may be. Annual/Lifetime Allowance: Moving between schemes alters the basis of benefit accrual and will result in changes to pension input for those individuals who are shifted back to their legacy scheme following the remedy implementation, and for those who choose reformed scheme benefits...

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

    COVID-19 and the money purchase annual allowance (MPAA) Jim Grant 23 June 2020 Share Share Jim Grant, our Senior Technical Support Analyst, looks at what triggers the MPAA and further calls for it to be abolished due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The money purchase annual allowance (MPAA...

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  • Member contributions - tax relief and annual allowance - Royal London for advisers

    Member contributions - tax relief and annual allowance An individual can pay as much as they like into a pension but unfortunately, there's a limit on the amount of tax relief that can be given. Key facts Tax relief is based on tax years. Annual allowance is based on pension input periods. Pension...

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

    ...is not relevant UK earnings. Investment income, property rental income and dividends are not relevant UK earnings. Contributions made by an individual, employer or a third party all count towards the annual allowance. The annual allowance is currently £40,000. Personal contributions Individuals can contribute...

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  • Autumn Statement 2012 - Royal London for advisers

    Autumn Statement 2012 There were various announcements in George Osborne's Autumn Statement affecting pensions - some widely predicted, others not. Here are the details: Our view While the reduction in the annual allowance is unwelcome, the advance warning given does provide an opportunity...

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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 when  the annual allowance reduced to £40,000 more people were affected. Key facts Pension input period: This is the period of time used to measure contributions paid...

  • Pensions tax relief - the new rules - Royal London for advisers

    . The Government will consider indexing from April 2016. Carry forward makes a come back. As the new annual allowance is significantly lower and to allow some flexibility, any unused allowance from the three previous tax years can be carried forward to offset contributions above the annual allowance in a single...

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  • Carry forward in the 2015-16 transitional year - Royal London for advisers

    Carry forward in the 2015/16 transitional year From 6 April 2019 it is no longer possible to carry forward unused annual allowance from the 2015/16 tax year. Key facts The 8 July 2015 Budget aligned pension input periods with tax years; this applies to all pension schemes. For the purposes...

  • Transitional rules for DC schemes - Royal London for advisers

    ...with the tax year, in other words they run from 6 April to 5 April each year. It was possible that existing plans could have two or three PIPs ending in the tax year 2015/16. Individuals had a pre-alignment tax year annual allowance of £80,000. The money purchase annual allowance for the pre...

  • UFPLS explained - Royal London for advisers

    ...available from uncrystallised money purchase funds. It is not available to individuals with primary or enhanced protection where there is greater than 25% tax-free cash (PCLS). It will trigger the money purchase annual allowance. HMRC Pensions Tax Manual - PTM063300: Member benefits: lump sums...

  • HMRC Pension Schemes Newsletters - Royal London for advisers

    ...on the following: relief at source annual allowance calculator scheme pays reporting non-taxable payments following a member’s death and real time information reporting — charity lump sum death benefits pension scheme migration accounting for tax returns registration statistics pension flexibility statistics...

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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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  • The top tax year end questions answered - Royal London for advisers

    The top tax year end questions answered Clare Moffat 24 February 2022 Share Share Clare Moffat from our Intermediary Development and Technical team looks at the most common questions we receive in the run up to tax year end. Tax relief and annual allowance One of the top questions we’re asked about...

  • Pension saving statements - Royal London for advisers

    ...of year when advisers email inboxes are overflowing with queries about annual allowance tax charges from scheme members who've received the Pension Saving Statement or PSS for short. So, in this podcast we're going to whisk through the who, when and what of PSS. I'm joined by our expert Moira, who...

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  • Member contributions and higher rate tax relief - Royal London for advisers

    Member contributions and higher rate tax relief We've seen in the Member contributions - tax relief and annual allowance article there are various methods of giving tax relief on member pension contributions but how is higher-rate or additional rate tax relief given? Key facts Higher and additional...

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  • 2018 Autumn Budget Summary - Royal London for advisers

    ...subscription limit for 2019-20 will remain unchanged at £4,000. Related documents HM Treasury - Budget 2018 HM Treasury - Regulations to ban pensions cold calling - consultation response HM Treasury/HMRC Overview of Tax Legislation and Rates Useful links Annual Allowance and Money Purchase Annual Allowance Capital gains tax Corporation tax Income tax rates (Exc Scotland) Inheritance tax Standard lifetime allowance Share by email: Share by email:...

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  • 2012 Budget Summary - Royal London for advisers

    2012 Budget Summary George Osborne delivered his third Budget on Wednesday 21 March 2012. Our view We're pleased that the Chancellor has managed to resist the temptation to tinker further with restrictions on tax relief and the annual allowance for pension scheme contributions. In fact...

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  • Pre Budget Report 2008 - Royal London for advisers

    ...to increase the additional PCLS from any post A-Day increase in fund value will be more than if the lifetime allowance had continued to increase the overall effect is a reduction in the amount of PCLS available from a pension scheme with scheme specific PCLS protection. 6 April 2010 Annual...

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  • 2010 Budget Summary - Royal London for advisers

    2010 Budget Summary Alistair Darling delivered his third Budget on Wednesday 24 March 2010. Our view Tapering of tax relief A simple alternative to the complexity of tapering tax relief would be to reduce the annual allowance to a level that achieves the same end, say £50,000. Unfortunately...

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  • July 2015 Budget Summary - Royal London for advisers

    ...the savings habits of thousands and particularly those starting out in work.  It is also vital that the distinction between short-term savings in ISAs and long-term savings in pensions is preserved.     As predicted the main change affecting the pensions industry is a reduction in the annual allowance...

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