Ed Balls, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, has announced he will look to restrict the tax-relief paid on some pension contributions should there be a change of Government in 2015.
Contributions to pensions currently attract tax-relief. Basic rate tax-payers receive 20% relief, effectively turning an £80 contribution to £100; higher rate tax-payers can claim back additional amounts subject to an overall cap in contributions.
Higher rate tax-relief to be abolished?
However, the merits of higher rate tax-relief has been continually debated and it now seems Labour are set ...