Definition of Relevant UK Individual

  • An individual is a relevant UK individual for a tax year if they:
  • have relevant UK earnings chargeable to income tax for that tax year,
  • are resident in the United Kingdom at some time during that tax year,
  • were resident in the UK at some time during the five tax years immediately before the tax year in question and they were also resident in the UK when they joined the pension scheme, or
  • have for that tax year general earnings from overseas Crown employment subject to UK tax (as defined by section 28 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003), or
  • are the spouse or civil partner of an individual who has for the tax year general earnings from overseas Crown employment subject to UK tax (as defined by section 28 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003).

The maximum tax relieved contribution in any tax year is the greater of

  • £3,600

And

  • the amount of the individual’s relevant UK earnings that are chargeable to income tax for the tax year. This is capped by the annual allowance

    .


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