Pension fund withdrawal tax calculator

Tempting as it is to take your pension fund as cash, beware the sting in the tail – while you can normally take a 25% tax-free lump sum, remember you’ll pay tax on the rest (at a rate linked to all income received in that year).

Our calculator shows you the amount and percentage rate of income tax payable on your pension fund if it is withdrawn in addition to other taxable income.

Please enter figures without commas i.e. 54000

Information provided on this calculator is for illustrative purposes only

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Results

Total tax payable on cash lump sum withdrawal:

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Notes

  1. Figures based on income tax limits for tax year 2017/18
  2. No allowance made for blind person or married persons allowance
  3. The calculator assumes that 25% tax-free cash has been taken
  4. Information provided on this calculator is for illustrative purposes only. Do not make any major financial decisions without consulting a qualified specialist such as an accountant or financial adviser.
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This account combines a Guaranteed Annuity, a Pension Drawdown facility and a Cash Account, all held within a single tax-advantaged wrapper written under Drawdown rules. 

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  • Beneficiaries can phase withdrawals over time, to help avoid exceeding thresholds such as higher rate tax (HRT)

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