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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-11more like thismore than 2016-10-11
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to ensure that (1) employers, and (2) employees earning under £11,000 a year, understand the consequences of using a net pay arrangement on entitlement to tax relief. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL2186 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answer text <p>The Pensions Regulator provides guidance to employers on choosing a pension scheme for their staff in order to discharge their statutory obligations under automatic enrolment. This guidance covers the choice between net pay and relief at source schemes, and the implications of net pay schemes for employees who do not pay tax.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s latest analysis of the eligibility of workers for automatic enrolment was published on 13 October 2016 in ‘Workplace Pensions: Update of analysis on Automatic Enrolment’. Information on age and earnings breakdowns for all workers can be found in table 3a on page 6, and is available in the report titled: Workplace pensions: Update of Analysis on Automatic Enrolment 2016, which is available on the gov.uk website.</p><p> </p><p>The Government does not collect data on the number of workers earning less than the personal allowance who are also members of pension schemes that operate a net pay system. The Government does not hold employee level data on employees enrolled in net pay pension schemes, as such schemes are not obliged to report pension contributions to HM Revenue and Customs. The Government does not therefore hold information on the value of tax reliefs paid out to employees in net pay schemes.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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HL2187 more like this
HL2188 remove filter
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less than 2016-10-25T16:51:27.697Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-25T16:51:27.697Z
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57
star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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4533
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-11more like thismore than 2016-10-11
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure that workers who are contributing to a workplace pension, and who earn less than £11,000 a year, are able to receive the government contribution to their pension for which they are eligible; and what action they are taking to ensure that such earners are not disadvantaged by losing out on the 25 per cent top-up to which they are entitled. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL2187 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answer text <p>The Pensions Regulator provides guidance to employers on choosing a pension scheme for their staff in order to discharge their statutory obligations under automatic enrolment. This guidance covers the choice between net pay and relief at source schemes, and the implications of net pay schemes for employees who do not pay tax.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s latest analysis of the eligibility of workers for automatic enrolment was published on 13 October 2016 in ‘Workplace Pensions: Update of analysis on Automatic Enrolment’. Information on age and earnings breakdowns for all workers can be found in table 3a on page 6, and is available in the report titled: Workplace pensions: Update of Analysis on Automatic Enrolment 2016, which is available on the gov.uk website.</p><p> </p><p>The Government does not collect data on the number of workers earning less than the personal allowance who are also members of pension schemes that operate a net pay system. The Government does not hold employee level data on employees enrolled in net pay pension schemes, as such schemes are not obliged to report pension contributions to HM Revenue and Customs. The Government does not therefore hold information on the value of tax reliefs paid out to employees in net pay schemes.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
HL2186 more like this
HL2188 remove filter
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less than 2016-10-25T16:51:27.74Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-25T16:51:27.74Z
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57
star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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4533
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this