The New State Pension comes into effect from April 2016. Gov.UK has been updated with information about the changes and now includes details about how people aged 55 and over can request a pension statement under the new rules.
The state pension statement service has been extended to include people aged 55 and over. Statements give individuals an estimate of how much they may get under the new State Pension based on their current National Insurance record.
About 5.5 million people are now able to request a pension statement under the new rules.
The statement offers an estimated amount, not a guaranteed amount, as it is based on an individual’s current NI record and doesn’t take into account future NI contribution years they may build.
To find out more, or to make an appointment with a Pension Wise adviser, get in touch with your local CAB.
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