The minimum retirement age is 55 years.[...]
If you are currently a non-resident of the UK or intend to be so in the near future, and do not intend to return, then a QROPS may well be the best course [...]
Yes, it is very important that the QROPS and it's Jurisdiction are on the HMRC QROPS approved list and adhere to current guidelines and regulations.
If you return to the UK then the transfer will have a neutral affect as UK pension regulations will apply to the QROPS.[...]
It is possible to transfer a pension where benefits are in payment provided that they are not from an annuity or certain company pension arrangements. [...]
No, commercial property is the only real estate that is acceptable under HMRC regulations.[...]
It is possible to transfer protected rights to a QROPS. However, you will forfeit the protection afforded by the UK pension regulations. Accordingly, we [...]
“in Specie” simply means keeping the same holdings when the transfer takes place. It is possible for a QROPS to receive assets transferred [...]
Any transfer of uncrystalised pension rights before age 75 will be a benefit crystallisation event.
If any of the transfer is above the available [...]
A UK pension can make an “in specie” transfer of commercial property to a QROPS. We have been advised that no stamp duty is payable on [...]
If the member has been UK tax resident in any of the previous 5 years then the income would be subject to the same restrictions as in the UK i.e. income [...]
Such a transfer can be considered if the client has taken specific US tax advice and the opinion was favourable. The client would need to share the written [...]
There are, in fact, a significant number of QROPS Providers and therefore professional Advice is, in our view, essential. Pension transfers are a specialist [...]