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SPPA Charging Procedures

Summary of SPPA optional charging as at May 2018

Type

SPPA Activity

Detail

Charge

1

Request for pension estimate by member

Charge applies for multiple requests or additional request within 12 months.

£51 plus VAT
2

Request for CETV from member

First request for CETV is FREE. Second request within 12 months is charged.

£308 plus VAT

3

Request for estimate from IFA

Charge applies for multiple requests or additional request within 12 months

£51 plus VAT

4

Request for CETV from IFA

Charge applies for multiple requests or additional request within 12 months

£308 plus VAT

5

Requests for references and confirmation of income

 

£25 plus VAT

6

STSS Capitalisation

Any request for Capitalisation. Charge is per capitalisation event

£308 plus VAT

7

STSS Reg E34 Capitalisation

Any request for Capitalisation. Charge is per capitalisation event

£410 plus VAT

8

Payroll charity collection

This charge is normally fixed

2% charge

9

Charge to employers for one off tasks such as making redundancy calculations

Charge made for Ad hoc tasks which are not core business for SPPA.

A full cost charge should be applied for bulk, one-off tasks.

Hourly charges to be applied
10

Responding to Data Protection requests

SPPA are permitted, in limited circumstances to levy a 'reasonable fee' if a request is considered 'manifestly unfounded or excessive (particularly if it is repetitive)'. The fee is then based on the administrative cost of providing or amending the information. No charge, except in limited circumstances
11

Request for duplicate P60

 

£10 plus VAT

12

Request by member to change their mind on the level of lump sum commutation following submission of pension application but prior to payment

Member is not permitted to change their mind once the lump sum or first pension payment is paid.

£100 plus VAT

 

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