Doctors urge changes to pensions tax relief

The government should abolish tapering of tax relief for pension contributions, according to a former pensions minister who warned that NHS patient care must not “suffer on the altar of Treasury intransigence” … Philip Hammond has suggested that a solution may lie in allowing more flexibility in NHS pension schemes for highly paid staff.

My news story for Tax Notes (paywall), May 10: https://www.taxnotes.com/worldwide-tax-daily/tax-preference-items-and-incentives/uk-doctors-urge-changes-pensions-tax-relief/2019/05/10/29gy5