Tag Archives: annual allowance

Giving doctors a break

“82% of consultants say they are are or are planning  cutting down on work” – Dr Tony Goldstone You can listen here to Dr Goldstone explain the issues facing doctors who find themselves on the cliff edge of taxation and … Continue reading

Posted in advice gap, age wage, pensions | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

So what’s unfair about a Pension Wealth Tax?

In this article I argue that any tax increases levied on the rich are ok by me, and I’m rich. The bias of vested interest The vast majority of people get tax relief on their pension contributions. Some people are excluded by … Continue reading

Posted in accountants, Henry Tapper blog, pensions | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Taper tantrums

  Not my phrase – Jo Cumbo’s.  Read her brilliant article on the travails of our super-earners who struggle to cram enough money into their pensions. The annual allowance taper can see a £40,000 pa annual contribution allowance diminish to … Continue reading

Posted in pensions | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Time for the pension nimbys to pipe down

  The law as it will be from this April will mean that people who choose to enjoy part of their pension freedoms while earning will have pension tax relief limited to the first £4,000 of their annual contributions. The … Continue reading

Posted in pensions | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Pensioning high-earners;- the nightmare deepens

We’ve known about the problems for high earners losing their pension  lifetime allowance protection for some time. They now have an exemption from auto-enrolment if their employer knows that enrolment would jeopardise their tax privileges in retirement. But now there’s … Continue reading

Posted in pensions | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments