Do you accept pension contributions for employees over 75, and how do I submit these on my data file?

Auto-enrolment doesn’t apply to workers aged 75 or over. The tax relief benefits of saving into a pension scheme stop at age 75. You shouldn’t continue or start taking pension contributions for these employees unless they’ve agreed to this.

But we can accept contributions for these employees if they’d like.

File errors

You may see a file error during the upload process when you try to submit contributions for an employee who is over 75. For example:

“Employee is aged 75 or over and has contributions on the file”

This will happen if you’ve submitted contributions for an employee that is now 75 or over. To stop the file error, you’ll need to remove the member who is over 75 from the file. You’ll need to get in touch with us to request a form to complete the first pay period this affects. You can then submit the same form each time contributions are needed, simply update the pay period and amounts as required. The form can then be sent to

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