Information & FAQs

Unfortunately, because the SSAS Administration industry is so competitive and the guidance from HMRC is written for pension people, it is very difficult to find any basic information or answers to common questions surrounding the administration of SSAS'. We have therefore decided to include this page with our views and responses to frequently asked questions. Please remember that these are our views which cannot be relied upon as advice, but if you do wish to discuss anything published here or your scheme's specific situation, then please feel free to call us on 01606 837695.

Pension Sharing within a SSAS

May 19, 2019

Question: "Can I bring my Wife into my SSAS and share my fund with her to avoid the Lifetime Allowance?"

Answer: "Only with a Divorce"

Who can establish a SSAS?

December 11, 2017

The 'UK Registered Employer' requirement is something that so many fall foul of. Attached is our updated interpretation of the definition.

Do all Members need to be the Trustees

January 20, 2017

We are often asked if all members of a SSAS need to also be the Trustees? And if not, then what are the implications?

The attached paper is our view on why this is a requirement for so many Administrators including SSAS Reviews.

What is a SSAS?

January 20, 2017

As there is no consistent definition, in legislation, of what a Small Self Administered Scheme (SSAS) actually is, the attached paper sets out our opinion.

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