Budget 2010: Tax-relief restriction will cost employers £900m

Jonathan Stapleton
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HM Treasury has trebled its estimate of the one-off costs that pension schemes, employers and individuals will incur as a result of the tax on higher earners' pension contributions it is introducing from 2011, Towers Watson says.

The consultant said it has also increased its estimate of the annual costs of administering the new tax by more than one quarter. The new impact assessment - published alongside yesteday's Budget -...

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