April 19, 2024 | Pensions,

New PRSA Pension Rules for Company Directors

In the ever-evolving landscape of financial planning, staying informed about the latest developments is essential, especially when it comes to planning financially for your retirement and helping reduce your tax burden each year. Significant changes in pension regulations are reshaping the way business owners approach retirement savings. This article delves into the impact of the new pension rules for Company Directors, particularly focusing on Personal Retirement Savings Accounts (PRSAs). From limits on personal contributions to enhanced flexibility and tax efficiency for company directors, these regulations are opening avenues to pay less tax and optimise pension strategies. Let’s explore the key aspects of these new pension rules and how you can unlock the full potential of your retirement savings.


New Company Director’s Pension Rules Explained


  • Expanded Contribution Limits: Under the updated pension regulations, Company Directors can now transfer up to €2m tax-free from company profits into their PRSAs. This expansion of company pension contributions for directors opens doors for greater flexibility and accelerated retirement savings.

  • Flexibility Redefined: One of the most notable aspects of the new pension rules is the enhanced flexibility they offer. Unlike previous limitations, Company Directors can now make multiple transfers to their pension accounts without constraints based on salary, age, or years of service. This flexibility ensures that your pension strategy remains agile and adaptable to your evolving financial circumstances.

  • Tax Relief and Security: In addition to flexibility, the updated regulations also bring substantial tax benefits. Company contributions to PRSAs now qualify for full tax relief, effectively reducing the tax burden for businesses.

  • Tax-Free Benefits for Your Spouse: In the unfortunate event of your death, ensure peace of mind with tax-free transfer of your entire pension to your spouse account.


As Campion Insurance’s Director of Commercial & Financial Services, Rob Tyrrell, emphasises, “Now is the time for Company Directors to seize the opportunity presented by these new pension rules. By embracing tax-efficient pension planning, our clients can take significant strides towards securing their financial future and enjoying a comfortable retirement.”


The new pension rules for tax efficiency in 2024 set a new era of retirement planning, offering individuals greater control, flexibility, and security. It also gives you have an option to start a new PRSA pension and contribute up to age 75.

If you’re a company director looking to optimise your pension contributions, now is the perfect time to reassess your pension strategy and unlock your full retirement potential.

Why Choose Campion Insurance as Your Financial Advisor?


Choosing a certified financial planner, like Campion Insurance, ensures that you’ll receive tailored financial advice about setting up a pension policy, how to be the most tax-efficient as a company director, and more.

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