Pensions: Ignore the negative spin, saving for your pension still makes good sense

Despite the negativity surrounding the pensions levy the tax benefits of saving for your future are as good as ever.

5th October, 2014

Disincentivising the private sector from funding its own pensions by way of the pensions levy over the past four years could have serious consequences for the state further along the tracks, with more private sector workers dependent on the already stretched state pension when they reach retirement age.

While Brendan McGinn, director of pensions with Goodbody, would like to see Minister Michael Noonan stick to his promise to remove the levy as part of Budget...

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