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Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003

Paragraph 65

3601.This paragraph amends section 580A(7)(b) of ICTA. Section 580A exempts annual payments paid under certain types of ill health and employment risk insurance policy. Subsection (7) extends the exemption to income taxed under Schedule E if the payee pays or contributes to the premiums due under a policy taken out by another person on the payee’s behalf. This has been amended to refer to employment income and pension income. The effect of the amendment is that the exemption will apply to foreign pensions. See Change 181 in Annex 1.

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