Tax reference numbers that may come in useful

From time to time, you may find the following tax reference numbers useful if you have to deal with HMRC in any corresondence relating to your pension scheme (for example, Pay As You Earn taxation, refunds, Annual Allowance tax charges, application for individual protection or Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs).

NHS schemes

Title

Relevant scheme

Tax reference number

SCON (Scheme contracting out number) All schemes S2730012K
ECON (Employers' contracting out number) All schemes E390008J
PSTRs (Pension scheme tax references) 1995 & 2008 sections 00328859RC
2015 scheme 00821228RT
PAYE reference   948/VZ17588

 

Teachers' schemes

Title

Relevant scheme

Tax reference number

SCON (Scheme contracting out number) All schemes S2731010L
ECON (Employers' contracting out number) All schemes E3900002R
PSTRs (Pension scheme tax references) 1995 & 2005 schemes 00328799RN
2015 scheme 00816504RJ
PAYE references Teachers Pension Payments 961/900458
Payment of Family Benefits 961/8235354
Grant Aided Colleges 961/8229439

 

Police schemes

Title

Relevant scheme

Tax reference number

SCON (Scheme contracting out numbers)
Police Pension Scheme (Scotland)
S2734160F
New Police Pension Scheme (Scotland) 2006 & Police Pension Scheme (Scotland) 2015 S2734161J

 

ECON (Employers' contracting out number)

All schemes E3900002R
PSTRs (Pension scheme tax references) Police Pension Scheme (Scotland) 2015 00821845RC
Police Pension Scheme 00816351RK
New Police Pension Scheme 00682188RR
PAYE reference   475/FB11392

Firefighters' schemes

Title

Relevant scheme

Tax reference number

SCON (Scheme contracting out numbers) Firefighters' Pension Scheme S2734159B
New Firefighters' Pension Scheme & Firefighters' Pension Scheme (Scotland) 2015 S2734158Y
ECON (Employers' contracting out number All schemes E3900002R
PSTRs (Pension scheme tax references) Firefighters' Pension Scheme (Scotland) 2015 00820234RB
Firefighters' Pension Scheme 00816352RN
New Firefighters' Pension Scheme 00816353RQ
PAYE reference   475/SB11392

 

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