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Roadmap for Pensions Reform (I) - How We Got Here

It is widely accepted that Irish pensions are unnecessarily complex. They are part of an evolution which has taken place in a piece-meal fashion over the years. Many, many rules were created, not as part of an overall Government plan – there wasn’t any - but by Revenue in…

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International Pensions

In this vlog, ITC Business Development Manager Eoin Hassett, will give you a brief introduction to international pensions. Eoin discusses who can move their pension internationally and what are the benefits of making this transfer?  The views…

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The Pension Property Opportunity

In the first of our series of informative vlogs, ITC Business Development Manager John McGovern, will take a look at the Pension Property Opportunity. Specifically, why property works for pension investment, the Revenue rules on Pension Property and the ITC solution…

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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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