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Pensions & SIPPs

Pensions vs Isas for passing money to your family

By Kate Beioley , 15 January 2015

We take a look at the changes to death taxes on pensions and individual savings accounts

Pensions vs Isas for passing money to your family

Your questions on pensions and taxes

In the wake of new legislation on pension taxation, one Investors Chronicle reader was left confused by about who he could can pass pensions on to and another wants clarity on annuity taxation.

SIPPs  

Beware of dodgy Sipp investments

Too many investors are still losing their self-invested personal pensions (Sipps) to dodgy investments, with the latest scams relating to Australian farmland.

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