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I am due to retire from the Police on the 9th of June 2021,

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I am due to retire from the Police on the 9th of June 2021, I have been offered a job as a civilian investigator starting on the 12th of July, the question is do it require a one month gap or 6 months gap, HMRC rules say the job has to be materially different, my understanding is that the two roles are different but I need clarification from HMRC before taking up this role to avoid a tax penalty on my pension
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Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Sam replied 16 days ago.

Hi, Sam here , one of the UK tax Experts here on Just Answer, thank you for your question and I shall reply shortly

Expert:  Sam replied 16 days ago.


Will the roles differ - how so ?

Why cant they simply transfer you to the new job instead of retiring you ?