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Turning pension contributions into tax-free income

If you have money to invest you could go for one of the government’s tax-advantaged schemes like ISAs. These have proved popular, but could the changes to scheme rules make a pension a better home for your cash?

Tax-advantaged investments

Tax-advantaged investments come in all shapes and sizes. Some offer tail-end tax benefits, e.g. ISAs, i.e. there’s […]

By |February 12th, 2016|Pension Scheme, Personal Tax, Tax|0 Comments

AUTUMN STATEMENT 25 NOV 15

HIGHLIGHTS

In the first combined Spending Review and Autumn Statement since 2007, the Chancellor’s emphasis was on expenditure. He nevertheless made a range of tax-related announcements, the main ones being:

Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) From 1 April 2016 SDLT rates will be increased by 3% for the purchasers of buy-to-let and second homes. From April 2019, […]

Auto Enrolment – Are you ready?

Many small business owners who have employees or are directors in their own company will have already received their letter from The Pension Regulator, informing them of the deadlines imposed on having to Auto Enrol for pensions.  Most employers will have to set up a pension scheme and make contributions for their employees.  These rules […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Pension Scheme|0 Comments