Making sense of the pensions cap

Comment: Don’t underestimate how large your fund can grow

7th August, 2016

The whole concept of the €2 million ‘pensions cap’ is very much misunderstood and often actually frightens pension savers into believing that, should the value of their pension arrangements grow beyond the ‘cap’, then they’ve somehow broken the rules and could be prosecuted.

So, in this article, I promise not to use the word ‘cap’ anymore; I will refer to it as the SFT, which is the acronym for...

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