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Monthly returns for contributions

Pension fund contributions (for employees and employers) are due on the last day of the month to which they relate and should reach Somerset County Council no later than the 19th of the following month. Any delay may result in interest being charged.

Please pay by BACS to:
Somerset County Council Pension Fund
Sort Code: 60-80-06
Account number: 59645962

Paying by cheque

In exceptional circumstances, we can accept payments by cheque. Please make cheques payable to ‘Somerset County Council Pension Fund’ and send them to:

Somerset County Council
Corporate Finance Team,
County Hall
Taunton
Somerset, TA1 4DY

Monthly contribution form

Once pension contributions have been paid, you will need to submit a monthly contribution return form detailing the payment to Somerset County Council.

Please contact the Corporate Finance Team for a copy
of the form. Email corporatefinancepens@somerset.gov.uk

End of year data

Each year you must provide us with details of the pension contributions paid by each of your employees who were members of the scheme at any time in that financial year.

The Systems Development Team will write to you at the beginning of each year to request each member’s current working hours and full-time equivalent pensionable salary as at the previous 31 March along with the data we need for the career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension benefits if not already provided.

A template will also be provided to ensure we obtain the necessary information which is used to provide the members Annual Benefit Statements.

For more information on the process, please contact the Systems Development Team.

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