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Will Tynwald follow UK pension shake up

Mon, 24 Mar 2014


The UK’s Chancellor George Osborne last week announced a major shake up to pensions as he unveiled his budget.

From 2015 annuities are to become optional; this means the individual will now have greater control over their accumulated pension fund.

The reasoning behind the move is that it’ll result in greater tax revenue for government.

Treasury Minister Eddie Teare says he doesn’t feel it’s something the people of the Isle of Man are currently crying out for, but won't rule out its possible future introduction:

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