Pension schemes newsletter 85

20 March 2017


HMRC’s latest pension schemes newsletter includes further detail on a number of measures in connection with pensions as announced at Budget 2017.


Qualifying recognised overseas pension schemes (QROPS)

To help reach scheme members thinking about transferring to a QROPS and overseas scheme managers receiving and making transfers, HMRC has produced additional guidance, included in this newsletter as Appendix 1 and Appendix 2. HMRC is happy for you to use the wording in these in your literature or on your websites as appropriate.


Also featured in this newsletter:

  • Pension flexibility - reporting of non-taxable death benefits through Real Time Information (RTI)

  • Relief at Source

  • Scottish rate of Income Tax

  • Lifetime Allowance

  • Pension scheme registrations


Pension schemes newsletter 85 – March 2017