The 2018 UK Budget announcements did not include much in the way of pensions this year with the Chancellor's focus squarely on pre-Brexit preparations. At a glance - The key points of (pension) relevance include: The Lifetime Allowance will increase to £1,055,000 from April 2019 (currently £1,030,000) There will be a ban on cold calling in [...]
Q. Is there ever a reason that you should delay transferring your pension to Australia based on exchange rates?
UK Pension Transfers to Australia - Exchange Rates
Q. What does the future hold for pension transfers to Australia – is there further legislative change on the horizon?
UK Pension Transfers to Australia - Legislation
Q. How does the UK lifetime allowance have the potential to affect your pension transfer to Australia?
UK Pension Transfers to Australia - UK Lifetime Allowance
In this short video QROPS Specialist Scott Noell explains the new rules with regard to moving funds from your UK pension out of the Australian QROPS, post transfer.
UK Pension Transfers to Australia - Pre-Transfer Information (UK Advice) In this 2 minute video Transfer Specialist Scott Noell explains when and why a UK Adviser is required as part of the transfer process.
During the transfer process what are the most common scenarios that (without considered planning) can trigger unintended tax liabilities?
UK Pension Transfers to Australia - Taxation In this short 3 minute video QROPS Specialist Scott Noell explains the most common scenarios that may trigger unintended tax liabilities and how to avoid them.
Firstly, a final salary pension is an investment vehicle that was often used as a recruitment tool, usually funded by contributions from both employer and employee and provides a number of benefits upon retirement that are promised by the employer. A final salary transfer is the name given to the process of transferring the value of [...]