Retirement Planning is something every business owner and professional needs to get right.
Expert Pension advice is about knowing how best to utilize the pension options available to you in tandem with your own personal circumstances and financial planning objectives.
You need to make sure you have the correct:
✓ Pension Structure
✓ Tax Advice
✓ Appropriate Investment Strategy
✓ Competitive Fees
✓ Ongoing Financial Advice to make sure you are on track to achieve your retirement goals
Guardian Wealth can help. We have the skills and the team to provide expert retirement and pension planning advice. We can formulate a financial plan for you that achieves your personal and financial goals, and most importantly we can explain it to you in a clear and easy to understand manner.
Starting a Pension?
Using a Pension as a vehicle for retirement planning has many advantages:
- For the self-employed and PAYE Professionals, it allows you to reduce your income tax bill
- For business owners it allows you to transfer company wealth into your personal private ownership
- Money in your pension grows tax free – free from DIRT, free from Income Tax and free from Capital Gains Tax
There are many different types of Pension structures, that can be used for pension planning. Three common structures are:
A Personal Pension is designed primarily for Sole Traders and the Self Employed. Payments made to a Personal Pension are allowable for income tax relief. It’s a great method of funding for retirement and reducing your income tax bill.
Company Director Pension Schemes
A Company Pension is designed for Company Directors and allows your company to contribute money directly to a pension for your benefit. Your business can also claim corporation tax relief on the payments. It’s a great way to transfer company profits to personal private ownership in a very tax efficient manner. Speak to our experts today about setting up a company pension scheme for Directors.
Self-Administered Pensions operate in much the same way as a Company Pension with the added flexibility of allowing you to make all the investment decisions. You are free to pick your own types of investment to hold in your Self-Administered Pension Scheme. Self-Administered Pensions are particularly popular for those wanting to buy property in their pension.
Accessing your Private Pension can be a daunting experience. You will have the option of taking at least 25% of the value of your Pension fund as a tax-free cash lump sum. However, there are important decisions to make when it comes to deciding on how best to use the...read more
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