High earners

The maximum pension which can be purchased while staying within the tax relief limits of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been slashed by two thirds in the last decade, according to a new policy...
The maximum pension which can be purchased while staying within HMRC tax relief limits has been slashed by two thirds in the last decade, according to a new Policy Paper by Royal London. The report...
HMRC has published details on the take up of protections against a fall in the Lifetime Allowance (available here).  17,453 applications have been received since launch of the online service on 28...
The Lifetime Allowance has been a thorn in many people's sides for a long time now, especially now that HMRC confirmed the tax revenues raised from those who breached it for 2015/16 rose 62% from the...
Retirement is firmly on people's minds, according to research from Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM). The research, released today to mark Pension Awareness Day, finds the biggest...
Most people know that chancellor George Osbourne has been proactive in shaking up the system that governs our taxes. You may have been affected in a multitude of ways already, but if you’re a fixed-...
In 2015, the charity Citizens Advice received 3,747 enquiries about people who had died without making a will - more than double the number it received in 2011. Furthermore, a poll conducted last...
David Revell, Equiniti, looks back on ten years of “simplification” and the multiple alterations made to the annual allowance
Palamon Capital Partners (“Palamon”) has agreed the sale of Towry to Tilney Bestinvest for £600m subject to regulatory approvals.  The sale will result in total Sterling investment returns for...
The pension ISA tax relief reform currently being considered by government could lower savings by around a sixth, as shown by ABI calculations based on estimates by independent economists. Based on...