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Pensions changes

Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mark Hoban MP has announced a series of changes to the pension rules. The main changes include:

  • for 2011/12 the amount of the annual allowance will be reduced to £50,000 (from the current £255,000)
  • the method of calculating the amount of pension input amounts will be changed
  • there will be rule that allows carry forward of unused annual allowance from the last three tax years, and
  • from April 2012 the lifetime limit will be reduced to £1.5m.

Please do get in touch if you would like further information on how these changes will affect you.

Internet links: Press release HMRC Pensions rules



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