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Old 18.01.2019, 15:43
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Re: UK tax on Swiss pension withdrawal

Switzerland: double taxation agreement, Article 18: Pensions


(1) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2) of Article 19, pensions and other similar remuneration paid to an individual who is a resident of a Contracting State, shall be taxable only in that State.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (1), a lump sum payment derived from a pension scheme established in a Contracting State and beneficially owned by a resident of the other Contracting State shall be taxable only in the first-mentioned State.


Pay the Swiss Tax and leave it at that.


PS: if you move your money to Liberty just to get a lower tax rate on the withdrawal keep in mind they will charge you a withdrawal fee which may end up offsetting the saving. It all depends on how much money you have in your pot.
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