Invest in your future and watch it grow
On 1st April 2023 Cornmarket was selected by the Central Bank of Ireland as the new administrator of the Central Bank of Ireland Additional Voluntary Contribution (AVC) Plan. We are really looking forward to working closely with you and helping you with your financial planning to achieve your retirement goals.
An Additional Voluntary Contribution (AVC) is a tax-efficient way to fund for extra income when you retire. At retirement, you can use the money invested in an AVC to buy the additional pension benefits you want, subject to Revenue rules.
With an AVC you are investing in your future, to enhance your lifestyle and the financial security you enjoy in retirement.
Investing in an AVC allows you to save money for your future and get tax relief right now!
For example, if you pay income tax at 40%, for every €50 you invest in an AVC the actual cost to you is only €30!
This is because you will get €20 of your €50 investment back in tax relief.
An AVC can help you bridge the gap on your pension benefits enabling you to retire early.
We are all living longer so why not spend those extra years on your own time.
It’s your AVC so you can increase, decrease, stop or restart your AVC contributions at any time.
This means as life events occur your priorities may grow; so can your investment, ensuring financial security when you retire.
Once you are a member of your employer’s Superannuation Scheme than you will be eligible to join an AVC Plan. Contributions are subject to the maximum contribution limit set by Revenue, and the minimum contribution of €75 per month (or equivalent).
When the time comes to retire, you choose what options suit you best, for example:
We really recommend you meet with one of our retirement planning experts who will take you through the process, step by step, to help you maximise your options.
Note: Options are subject to Revenue requirements and, therefore, may not all be available to everybody.
AVC booklets containing information on tax relief, value for money, changing your contributions, benefits at retirement, how to draw down your AVC, how your AVC is invested - and more!
Public Sector pensions are our forté, we know them better than anyone else. We’ve been helping Irish public sector employees since 1972 and we're here to help you plan for your future.
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Warning: The value of your investment may go down as well as up.
Warning: This product may be affected by changes in currency exchange rates.
Warning: If you invest in this product you may lose some or all of the money you invest.
Warning: If you invest in this product you will not have any access to your money until you receive your Superannuation Benefits.
The Central Bank of Ireland AVC Plan is underwritten by Aviva Life & Pensions Ireland DAC. Aviva Life & Pensions Ireland Designated Activity Company, a private company limited by shares, trading as Aviva Life & Pensions Ireland and Friends First, is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.