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The Pension Property Opportunity

• The views expressed in this video are based on ITC’s current understanding of pensions law and Revenue practice as of March 2018 which are subject to change.• Independent Trustee Company Limited, part of the ITC Group, is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.…

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MiFID II: What You Need to Know!

The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (“MiFID II”) became effective on 3rd January 2018 and is generally considered one of the most important regulatory updates undertaken by the EU since the financial crisis.Though MiFID II is not expected to impact pension…

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ITC Charity Challenge

In 2017, ITC staff launched the ITC Charity Challenge. The purpose of this initiative is to raise money for charity by each staff member setting a personal challenge. ITC then donates €100 on behalf of staff members to a charity of their choice when the challenge is…

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The Cost of Tax Relief on Pensions is Fake News

Reports on the cost for the Exchequer of tax relief on pensions are either misunderstood or disingenuous.Experts in the Department of Finance claim that an additional €2.1bn could be collected by Revenue if we abolished tax relief on pensions.Obviously, if one is looking…

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The New ITC Client Portal App - Download Today and Win!!

We are delighted to announce that the ITC Client Portal App is now available for download on Play Store and iTunes. The Client Portal App provides secure and convenient access to:Scheme details Key documents such as client annual scheme reports Live bank…

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ITC Achieves Four in a Row!!

ITC Group is delighted to announce that we, for the fourth year running, have been awarded Independent Trustee Firm of the Year at the Irish Pension Awards 2017.The winners were announced at the gala dinner and awards ceremony on 23 November 2017 at the Shelbourne Hotel…

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Private and Commercial Trusts – Part 2

In part 1 of this series of blogs on private and other non-pension trusts, we looked at the origins of trust law and the basic concept of trusts, which is simple - someone (the settlor) gives property of any kind to one or more persons (the trustees) to hold for the benefit of…

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Budget Briefing 2018 - Recording Now Available!!

Our Budget Briefing webinar in conjunction with Brokers Ireland took place on Wednesday 11th October at 8am, in which our Consulting team outlined the key changes in order to help you plan for 2018.If you missed the webinar you can access the recording here.We hope that you…

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Budget 2018 Webinar: Register Now!!

Wednesday 11th October 8.00-9.00am - CPD AccreditedIndependent Trustee Company in conjunction with Brokers Ireland is hosting a webinar on Wednesday 11th October following the 2018 budget announcement. This webinar will take place from 8:00-9:00am and aims to give you guidance…

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Finalists at the Irish Pension Awards 2017

Independent Trustee Company is delighted to be shortlisted by the Irish Pension Awards 2017 in the following three categories:Pensions Consultancy of the Year Pension Scheme Administrator of the Year Independent Trustee Firm of the Year The Irish Pensions Awards give…

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