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Actuaries call for carry-forward to stay

Actuaries are calling on the Government to reverse the withdrawal of carry-forward as part of proposals designed to improve the returns from personal pensions for low-income savers.

The suggestion is contained in a paper presented to the Institute of Actuaries this week which aims to show how a reinstated carry-forward period of 25 years would enable savers to claim a tax rebate at the basic rate on any wealth or earnings they take as an annuity on retirement.

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