The lifetime allowance will be reduced to £1 million (previously £1.25 million) from 6 April 2016. The allowance will be indexed by inflation from 2018.
The annual allowance remains at £40,000.
Employer provided pensions advice
Legislation will be introduced to introduce a new income tax exemption and a corresponding National Insurance disregard for financial advice on pensions for the first £500 of the cost of provision, where the advice is arranged by the employer. This will come into effect from 6 April 2017.
Pensions Advice Allowance
The government will consult on allowing people to withdraw £500 tax free, before the age of 55, from their defined contribution pension to redeem against the cost of financial advice