Posts Categorized: QROPS pension transfers

Finding the best QROPS. Guernsey as a QROPS jurisdiction examined

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Isle of Man QROPS Jurisdiction incl rules and tax, main picture

  Selecting the best destination abroad to transfer any UK pensions to depends upon your specific situation. Questioning whether the location has all the requirements you desire whilst ensuring that it still adheres to QROPS legislation will quickly narrow your selection and, thereby, help you find the best QROPS provider. With this in mind, here… Read more »

Finding the best QROPS. South Africa as a QROPS jurisdiction examined

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Article on South Africa as the best QROPS destination

  Most people considering transferring their UK pension to South Africa (SA) do so due to their intentions of retiring there. In these cases the transfer will involve using a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) since it is the only offshore option that is not liable for an unauthorised payments charge of up to… Read more »

QROPS pension transfers explained

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What follows is an explanation of the process involved when making a pension transfer from a UK scheme into a QROPS including; why transfer UK pensions abroad should you transfer options available pension transfer process Why transfer UK pensions abroad A QROPS pension scheme is subject to different rules and regulations compared with UK based pension plans. This… Read more »

Top QROPS benefits following rule changes

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QROPS benefits overview which includes areas on consolidation, control, security, tax, and risk. QROPS advantages explained in detail in the article with a link through to QROPS guide downloadable pdf

QROPS (Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes) apply HMRC rules in non-UK jurisdictions to offer multiple benefits over their UK pension counterparts. Following the latest pension amendments these advantages are as follows; Higher tax free lump sum (up to 30%) * Pay less income tax Avoid or reduce any lifetime allowance tax charge Investments can grow… Read more »

QROPS Rule Changes May Provide Another Advantage…

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Qualified Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) have the potential to benefit from similar pension changes afforded to UK based policies announced in the 2014 UK budget. At this point, HMRC are in a consultation process so there still remains uncertainty around exactly how pension law will be amended for QROPS. What follows is based on… Read more »

QROPS Pension Transfer Guide

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Qualified Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) are HMRC approved UK pensions based abroad. They are available to those who hold UK registered pensions but no longer reside in the United Kingdom, irrespective of their nationality. Why transfer your pensions abroad? QROPS advantages range from being liable for less tax to higher levels of security. Weighing these up… Read more »

Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) Explained

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QROPS Pension transfer

  QROPS pension transfers can allow you to benefit from holding a UK pension overseas. What follows is all you require to know about QROPS including; What QROPS are How is qualifying status achieved When they were introduced QROPS benefits QROPS potential drawbacks Why they differ to UK schemes QROPS vs SIPPs Rules and regulations… Read more »

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