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Pension tax relief cut? Up to 600,000 - mainly middle earners - would be big losers

Pension tax relief cut? Up to 600,000 - mainly middle earners - would be big losers

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe sparks fears of cuts to 'generous' pension tax relief

‘Major turnaround’ for Irish pension scheme funding

‘Major turnaround’ for Irish pension scheme funding

Irish pension funds have taken a step closer to being fully funded, as statistics published this week by Ireland’s Pension Authority revealed almost 80% of defined benefit (DB) schemes met the regulator’s funding standards.

Most Irish companies replaced frozen or closed DB plans with DC plans, IAPF survey finds

Most Irish companies replaced frozen or closed DB plans with DC plans, IAPF survey finds

And half of those sponsors contribute generously to the DC plans

IAPF Survey: Employers contribute generously to replacement Defined Benefit Pension Schemes

IAPF Survey: Employers contribute generously to replacement Defined Benefit Pension Schemes

Defined Contribution Scheme are the replacement following 9 out of 10 (88%) of Defined Benefit closures

Firms committed to final salary pension plans, survey shows

Firms committed to final salary pension plans, survey shows

The Irish Times piece on the IAPF DB Survey which reveals most schemes closed to new members

IAPF survey shows employers contribute generously to replacement defined benefit pension schemes

IAPF survey shows employers contribute generously to replacement defined benefit pension schemes

88% of Defined Benefit (DB) pension schemes that closed have selected a Defined Contribution (DC) arrangement as a replacement scheme, with the balance made up of PRSAs and Hybrid structures, according to a new survey by the Irish Association of Pension F

Pension tax relief cut could save €1bn a year – ESRI

Pension tax relief cut could save €1bn a year – ESRI

An ESRI report has suggested a standardised rate of 30% tax relief on pension contributions. Hear IAPF CEO Jerry Moriarty's comments.

Could State pension age increase again?

Could State pension age increase again?

Jerry Moriarty, CEO of the IAPF answers questions on the new government Roadmap for Pensions Reform.

E-Update 18 April 2018

E-Update 18 April 2018

Pensions Authority alert on Trustees' Training - Roadmap Response - Climate Change Survey

Can I wait until 65 to decide on pension?

Can I wait until 65 to decide on pension?

Advice on retirement planning in your 20s, 50s and for those self-employed from IAPF CEO Jerry Moriarty in the Irish Independent

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