Petition Stop the double taxation of the Jersey pension

The Jersey pension is included in the assessment for yearly income taxation even though a person during their working life paid tax on their GROSS income including their Social Security payments an element of which goes towards their pension.

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Income tax during working life is based on GROSS earnings including Social Security payments and tax is paid on the GROSS amount.

Why therefore is it taxed again if a pensioner is above the tax threshold?

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