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Boost your pension – even after retirement

Retirement used to be black and white, one day you were at work and the next you were a pensioner. Today “retirement” is more of a phase, particularly since 2015 when pension freedom was launched. Pension funds can now be accessed from age 55, allowing a gradual retirement before fully giving up work.

Tax Tip: July 2016

The next time you move house, you could let out, rather than sell, your old home so that the rent covers the mortgage interest and other expenses. When you eventually sell this property, the proportion of the gain relating to the period when it was occupied as your main home will be exempt from tax. [...]