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New (Tax) Year Resolutions

25 February 2020

New (Tax) Year Resolutions

If you are like me and have failed miserably with your New Year resolutions fear not there is still …

Excess Pension Tax Charges

20 November 2019

Excess Pension Tax Charges

The Scottish Government has announced that doctors at risk of incurring an excess pension charge in …

Doctors’ pension cuts make it better to retire than to save

19 June 2019

Doctors’ pension cuts make it better to retire...


The latest survey of doctors by the BMA highlights the problems arising from changes to tax on pensi…

How long do you want (or need!) to work . . . . ?

04 June 2019

How long do you want (or need!) to work . . . . ?


As people are living longer,  a parallel older-age profile is emerging in the labour force.

Labour …

Pension Tapering Rules - Have you planned to mitigate the potential tax liabilities?

24 May 2019

Pension Tapering Rules - Have you planned to mi...

 

Measures designed to limit the cost of pensions tax relief to the Treasury are having some unwelc…

Business owners warned over 3% increase in mandatory pensions contributions from April

25 January 2019

Business owners warned over 3% increase in mand...


Scottish business owners are warned that mandatory pension contributions are increasing by 3% in Apr…

Changes to pensions auto-enrolment from April 2019

14 November 2018

Changes to pensions auto-enrolment from April 2019

Our payroll services team would like to remind all French Duncan clients that changes to pensions au…

Pension Scams are evolving – useful tips to protect yourself

16 August 2018

Pension Scams are evolving – useful tips to pro...

In truth, it is probably impossible to prevent all scamming completely, but we can and should narrow…

Reform may be coming to pension tax relief

13 August 2018

Reform may be coming to pension tax relief

The way pension tax relief works is reportedly under review by the Treasury.

The apparent proposal …

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