Pension

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Pension fund members face 70% tax charge

High Court to rule on whether pension schemes are legal

28 Nov 2011

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Former ATT president arrested

Andrew Meeson and three associates charged with stealing £5m through a tax fraud

31 Oct 2011

Department for Work and Pensions

Pension watchdog scrutinises pre-pack administrations

Regulator shines spotlight on insolvencies that drop pension liabilities

31 Oct 2011

HMRC to contact pensioners over its underpayment error

Taxman mistake leads to taxpayers paying back on their pensions tax

13 Oct 2011

Pensioners pay 27% of income on tax

Analysis shows less well-off households pay up to 33% of income on tax

05 Oct 2011

Do charities need aid with pensions accounting?

Charity finance group to help solve dispute over accounting for pensions deficit

19 Sep 2011

Citizens Advice pension 'hit by accounting grey area'

Citizens Advice FD Alistair Gibbons insists pension accounting issue that made Baker Tilly resign

16 Sep 2011

NI for pensioners 'would raise £500m a year'

Government confirms figure following debate over paying for elderly care

15 Sep 2011

Risk, accounting standards and the pensions puzzle

Companies are de-risking pensions, but are accounting standards behind the trend and should we be worried?

12 Sep 2011

Short-term accounting 'no good for pensions'

The National Association of Pension Funds warns accounting standards are falling short of the mark

07 Sep 2011

HMRC 'has not changed stance on pension investments'

Freedom SIPP customers will still be liable to tax on property investments

02 Sep 2011

PwC advises ITV on pension deal with Credit Suisse

Broadcaster insures pension scheme with investment bank rather than insurance provider

23 Aug 2011

FTSE 100 pension deficits slashed by £32bn

Aggregate pension deficit falls 63%, says LCP

03 Aug 2011

Will pensions accounting wipe out profits?

Changes to IAS 19 will impact profit levels but what impact will it have on the management of pension schemes, asks Alan Collins

22 Jul 2011

Broader approach needed to understand public finances

Pension Corporation calls for more assets and liabilities to be included in public sector finance calculations

15 Jul 2011

US public pensions accounting 'understates liabilities'

US public pensions could allow plans to understate liabilities, leading government standard setters to propose revised rules

11 Jul 2011

Risk vs. Riches - can accounting standards change pension plans?

A new accounting standard could encourage less risky pension investing, though experts are not convinced

06 Jul 2011

164,000 pensioners cannot have underpayments written off

Legislation prevents pensioners having debts written off

28 Jun 2011

Accountant pensioners miss out on state benefit claims

One-quarter of pensionable accountants fail to claim full state benefits

27 Jun 2011

Pensions expert O'Hara joins KPMG

David O'Hara to lead KPMG's investment adivsory team in Scotland

10 Jun 2011

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Mehjoo: No such thing as a general retainer?

The long-running legal dispute between midlands firm Harben Barker and client Hossein Mehjoo emphasises the importance of clear terms, write Andrew Howell and Alexa Segal

The Practitioner: If you don’t ask you don’t know

Can the practitioner face their fears and asked the fee question?

Miller's Tale: Women perfectly placed for accountancy's evolution

Women are making their way into the world of finance with more pace than ever before - but how far up the ladder they can climb? And how are they perceived? Accountant, and Accountancy Age columnist, Cara Miller debates this hot topic

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: Calls waiting

With The Practitioner's firm on the receiving end of less-than-desirable telephony service, thoughts move to maintaining the best client dealings through new staffers

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