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ScotWids launches year-end tax pack

Scottish Widows is launching a tax planning pack aimed at helping IFAs manage end of tax year issues.

The pack focuses on the proposed changes to personal pension rules which will see the restriction of carry back income tax relief and the abolition of carry forward relief.

The pack includes a tax planner CD-Rom which includes a carry back/carry forward calculator.

ScotWids senior pensions marketing manager Colin Watt says: “It is essential that IFAs assess where their clients can catch up on missed contributions from previous tax years.”


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