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Unsecured Pension

A feature of the FA04 regime, in which payment of income withdrawals from a money purchase arrangement (or income paid from a short term annuity contract purchased from such an arrangement) is made to a member who is less than age 75.

Unauthorised Member Payment

With remarkable logic, HMRC tells us this is any payment which is not an authorised member payment or a payment which is deemed to be an unauthorised payment. There are unwelcome payments to HMRC triggered where unauthorised payments are made.

UEL

Upper Earnings Limit

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Proposed Changes to Pensions Legislation

The draft Finance Bill was issued on 9 December 2010. Royal Assent is not expected until July 2011, so it is possible the laws summarised below may change before they are enacted. Comments on the draft legislation are invited before 9 February 2011.

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