20 October 2020
Public Sector Pension Schemes Changes: A Massive Annual Allowance Calculation Headache?
The consultation to resolve age discrimination in Public Sector schemes closed on 11 October. Whichever option is chosen it is likely to lead to complex advice decisions and annual allowance recalculations.

06 October 2020
Pensions Tax Relief - Safe For Now?
The Public Accounts Committee’s recommendation that HMRC should conduct a review into the impact of pensions tax relief has been ruled out by Government

05 October 2020
Claire Trott, Financial Planning Week Tip: Consider Any Available Unused Allowances
With the deadline for the Mandatory Pension Savings Statements being this week (6 October) now is a great time to start to consider the any available unused annual allowances.

23 September 2020
Relevant Life Policy Benefits
A summary of the benefits of Relevant Life Policies

22 September 2020
Taxation Of Relevant Life Policies
Taxation of Relevant Life Policies (RLPs) and RLP trusts in detail

02 September 2020
Pension Schemes Newsletter 123 - August 2020
HMRC have published the August edition of the Pension Schemes Newsletter

24 August 2020
Annual Allowance Charge Scheme Pays: Settling The Liability Under 'Scheme Pays'
The way in which the scheme administrator settles the annual allowance charge liability under ‘scheme pays’.

24 August 2020
Annual Allowance Charge Scheme Pays: Member Notice Requirements For 'Scheme Pays'
The member notice requirements of the annual allowance charge ‘scheme pays’ that apply to all schemes.

24 August 2020
Annual Allowance Charge Scheme Pays: Deadlines For 'Scheme Pays'
The deadline requirements of the annual allowance charge ‘scheme pays’ conditions that apply to all schemes.

24 August 2020
Annual Allowance Charge Scheme Pays: Adjustment To Member's Benefits After 'Scheme Pays'
The main requirements of the annual allowance charge ‘scheme pays’ conditions that apply to all schemes.

24 August 2020
Carry Forward
How to calculate carry forward utilising unused annual allowance

24 August 2020
Compensation Payments In Pension Schemes
Contains a link to correspondence between the Association of Member-directed Pension Schemes and HMRC regarding the treatment of compensation payments in a number of common scenarios

24 August 2020
Pension Input Period
A detailed look at pension input periods, including transitional arrangements in 2015/16

03 August 2020
Pension Schemes Newsletter 122 - July 2020
HMRC have published the July edition of the Pension Schemes Newsletter

28 July 2020
Assessing The Annual Allowance
This guide details how to calculate the annual allowance for DC and DB schemes. It also summarises the exemptions from the annual allowance

28 July 2020
Scheme Pays - Overview
The main requirements of the annual allowance charge ‘scheme pays’ conditions that apply to all schemes.

11 June 2020
NHS Pension Extends Voluntary Scheme Pays Election Deadline
The voluntary scheme pays election deadline has been extended to 31 October.

29 April 2020
Taxation Of The Annual Allowance
How the Annual Allowance charge works.

29 April 2020
Money Purchase Annual Allowance (Mpaa)
A detailed look at the Money Purchase Annual Allowance (MPAA)

28 April 2020
Tapered Annual Allowance
A detailed look at the tapered annual allowance