the Contract

EX-10.(A) 7 dex10a.htm CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

EXHIBIT 10(a)

Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm


Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

We consent to the references to our firm under the captions “Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm” in the Prospectus and the Statement of Additional Information, and to the use of our reports: (1) dated March 15, 2007, with respect to the financial statements of the subaccounts of Peoples Benefit Life Insurance Company Separate Account IV, which are available for investment by the contract owners of the Vanguard Variable Annuity and (2) March 13, 2007, with respect to the statutory-basis financial statements and schedules of Peoples Benefit Life Insurance Company in Post-Effective Amendment No. 22 to the Registration Statement (Form N-4 No. 33-36073) under the Securities Act of 1933 and related Prospectus of the Vanguard Variable Annuity.

/s/ Ernst & Young LLP

Des Moines, Iowa

April 24, 2007

Basic Info X:

Name: the Contract
Type: the Contract
Date: April 30, 2007
Company: PEOPLES BENEFIT LIFE INSURANCE CO SEPARATE ACCOUNT IV
State: Iowa

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