Tax relief

How much tax do I pay on my pension?

You don’t pay tax on your pension contributions (when you pay money into your pension pot). The government actually gives …

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How long does it take to get the tax relief from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)?

If your employer is using the ‘net pay arrangement’ method where your contributions are taken from your pay before tax, …

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I’m a low paid worker and don’t pay tax – will I get tax relief paid into my pension pot?

This depends on whether your employer set up your workplace pension using the ‘relief at source’ method (where your contributions …

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I live in Scotland, how do I receive tax relief on my contributions?

If your employer takes your contributions before tax (known as a net pay arrangement), you only pay tax on what’s …

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My statement doesn’t show any tax relief. Do I need to claim this back from HM Revenue & Customs?

If you’re under the age of 75, and your statement doesn’t show tax relief, this means you’re receiving tax relief …

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Am I eligible for tax relief?  

  If you’re under the age of 75; resident in the UK;  paid UK income tax during any one of …

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What’s ‘relief at source’?

  This is one of the two ways you can get tax relief on the money you add to your …

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What’s a ‘net pay arrangement’?

  This is one of the two ways you can get tax relief on the money you add to your …

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How do I claim higher rate tax relief on my contributions?

  If your pension contributions have been deducted from net pay (after tax has been deducted) and you’re a higher …

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How do I receive tax relief via the relief at source method?

  Relief at source is when The People’s Pension (or any other pension provider) claims back tax relief on your …

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