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Private/Non-Pension Trusts Part III - Commercial Trust Arrangements

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

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Reduce 2019 Tax Liability Overnight with ITC Nexus

With the Revenue online tax filing deadline approaching, the inevitable question arises as to how to reduce the tax bill. Tax relief on pension contributions is still one of the best answers. If your client does not have a pension scheme or if the existing pension provider…

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What’s Next for the Pensions Industry? Part 3

So far in this blog series we have discussed what was anticipated for the pensions industry in 2020 due to expected and unforeseen changes. You can find part 1 and 2 of this series here. Looking at the impact on pensions from Covid-19, there are also longer-term…

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What’s Next for the Pensions Industry? Part 2

In part 1 of this 3-part blog series we took a look at what was anticipated for the pensions industry in 2020 due to legislative changes mainly from the EU, and both domestic and international political developments.In this part, we will examine the more unexpected…

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What’s Next for the Pensions Industry? Part 1

At the beginning of 2020, the pension industry anticipated a year of development. We have certainly experienced much change, albeit much of it from unanticipated events. We can however learn from our response to these events, and this will inform how we deal with future…

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The 8 Things You Need to Know About Pension Property – Part 2

In part 1 of this series of blogs, we discussed what pension property is, why consider it, why now is a good time and what the rules are. If you have yet to read part 1, please click here. 5. So, how does pension property compare to investing in property outside of a…

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The 8 Things You Need to Know About Pension Property – Part 1

We have seen a significant uptake in Pension Property investments recently and thought it would be useful to summarise some key points that we hope will be of interest to you:1. What is pension property? Single member pension schemes have the ability to invest in real estate.…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Building Your Retirement Fund

Securing enough money for your retirement is a daunting task. Many don’t know where to start or feel it’s something they can put off until later in life. So, we have created some simple do’s and don’ts for the diligent saver.Do:1. Start a pension. It may seem…

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New Feature to ITC Nexus

Following requests from our advisors, we have developed a ‘Download Client Summary’ function on the ITC Nexus portal, which enhances your overview of client schemes.By clicking the button in the ‘My Business’ section of the portal, you can generate an excel list of all…

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Stay in Control of Your Scheme Anytime, Anywhere

The ITC Client Portal offers simple functionality and convenient access to:Your scheme details Keep track of your pension contributions (in real time) Check on rental payments (in real time) Daily LEAP/Conexim portfolio values Daily cash balances and transaction visibility…

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