Thoughts
February 11, 2021

Doctors’ tax charge ‘remedy’ confirmed

Doctors forced to move to the 2015 NHS Pension Scheme have been told they will not need to decide which set of compensation benefits they wish to receive until their…
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February 11, 2021

Pensions flexibility ruled out

The government has finally concluded its ‘pensions flexibility’ consultation from 2019 but unfortunately ruled that…
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February 11, 2021

Bitcoins and bandwagons – and the difference between gambling and investing

In the past few months, it might appear – at least to some – that making money in markets is easy – just buy Tesla or Bitcoin and you are…
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February 11, 2021

How to claim your 2019/2020 tax rebate

At the end of 2019, the government agreed to cover the annual allowance tax charges…
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Thoughts
September 9, 2020

Doctors to be compensated for pensions discrimination – what does the consultation mean?

Doctors who moved to the 2015 NHS Pension Scheme will be compensated under new proposals to remove the age discrimination judged to have arisen by the Court of Appeal. When…
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September 9, 2020

New rules relaxing pensions tax could still mean harsh bills

Despite the easing of pensions savings tax rules earlier this year, some doctors may mistakenly…
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September 9, 2020

Deadline to pay pension tax charges extended once more

Doctors facing large tax bills caused by breaching strict annual pension savings limits in 2018/19…
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September 9, 2020

What is the impact of the Big Five on the long-term investor?

Investors love good stories. In recent years, many of these stories have centred around innovations…
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Thoughts
December 4, 2019

NHS to pay doctors’ pension tax

Doctors caught out by changes to pension contribution limits will have their tax paid for them by the NHS – for the current tax year only. The emergency measure will…
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December 4, 2019

Record treasury tax yield from pension savers

Doctors are among thousands of pension savers who have generated record payments to the taxman…
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