For clients moving or living abroad, UK pension benefits can be neatly transferred to a tax neutral QROPS in a well regulated jurisdiction, such as Guernsey, although QROPS may not be suitable if the client intends to return to the UK at some point in the future.
QROPS have a range of benefits Simplification of your personal tax position. Having been absent from the UK for five tax years or more the member should no longer be subject to UK tax on pension...
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