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60% Tax Relief on Pension Contributions

Tax Relief on Pensions Since 6 April 2010, the personal allowance will be reduced by £1 for every £2 of income above £100,000. Making a pension contribution can reduce income and protect the personal allowance, resulting in tax relief of 60%. Key facts A pension contribution for people earning between £100,000 and £123,000 gives an effective tax… Read more »

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Child Benefit – avoiding the tax charge

Child Benefit Tax Charge Since 7 January 2013 an income tax charge applies to those who get Child Benefit and whose income (or partner’s income) is more than £50,000 in a tax year. If income is between £50,000 and £60,000, the charge is a proportion of the Child Benefit received. If it’s over £60,000, the… Read more »

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What is an Employee Assistance Programme?

Employee Assistance Programme An Employee Assistance Programme (or EAP for short) is an employee benefit designed to offer support to staff on both professional and personal issues. Working within the animal welfare industry can be very rewarding, but it can also take its toll on the individual. It’s not uncommon to see those in the… Read more »

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