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A Simple Guide to Pensions

Start saving for your retirement in a personal pension plan which offers you flexibility and investment choice, as well receiving a tax rebate equal to 15% of the amount you save each year.

  • Start saving for your retirement from just €40 a month.
  • You can apply for a tax rebate equal to 15% of the amount you save each year.
  • Supplement your state pension when you retire to maintain your lifestyle when you stop working.
  • If your circumstances change, you can change the amount you save, or take a break from saving altogether.
  • Under current legislation, you can start taking your personal pension between ages 50 and 75, at which time you can choose to receive up to 30% of the fund as a tax free lump sum, with the balance used to provide you with a regular income.