Annuity Income

Annuity Income

The income one derives from an annuity one previously purchased. Many pensions and other retirement plans are annuities. However, one may receive annuity income from other sources, such as a settlement from a lawsuit or from lottery winnings. Annuity income is generally taxed like ordinary income.
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Levy of GST on existing contracts with non-recoverable taxes from NHAI will have significant impact on revenue and therefore exemption should be accorded to annuity income as well.
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Richard Eagling, head of pensions at Moneyfacts, says it will be interesting to see whether these latest annuity income rises are enough to convince people to take up annuities in order to fix their incomes for life.
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Due to be launched in April 2017, the planned changes would have freed up people to sell their annuity income if they wanted to, without tax restrictions that currently apply, as long as their annuity provider agreed.
But Simon Kirby, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, said: "Letting consumers sell on annuity income was always dependent on balancing the creation of an effective market with making sure consumers are protected.
Someone using this cash to buy a retirement income called an annuity may end up with an annual income of around PS13,700, made up of their annuity income and the full state pension, the report found.
This type of thinking deters many from supplementing their Social Security income with annuity income for life, which could help optimize their portfolios.
Mr Osborne is expected to remove the tax charges of up to 70% that currently hit pensioners who want to sell their annuity income to a willing buyer so they are taxed only at their marginal rate.