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Pensions

Occupational pensions
Occupational pensions are organised by employers to provide pensions to one or more employees on retirement. What are the rules about occupational pension schemes?

Personal Pensions
There are rules that apply to personal pensions. Information on personal pensions for self-employed people or employed people who do not have an occupational pension

Ombudsman for Pensions
Ireland's Ombudsman for Pensions has the power to investigate and determine complaints concerning disputes of fact, law and errors in relation to occupational and other pension schemes.

Personal Retirement Savings Accounts
A Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA) is long-term personal retirement account designed to enable you to save for retirement in a flexible manner. Find out more about the rules governing PRSAs.

Taxation of pensions
A comprehensive explanation of how pensions are taxed in Ireland.

How pensions are assessed during a separation/divorce/dissolution
Courts in Ireland have the power to treat pensions as assets. How pensions are divided and explanation of pension adjustment orders.
This document is in: Family and Relationships > Separation, divorce and dissolution

The Pensions Authority
The Pensions Authority (formerly known as the Pensions Board) is the regulatory body for Occupational Pension Schemes and Personal Retirement Savings Accounts (PRSAs).

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