Friday Five – 24 April – 5 Questions in 5 Minutes
Welcome to this week’s Friday Five – 5 Questions in 5 Minutes Every Friday
What’s this all about?
It’s a bit of Friday Fun where we provide you with 5 questions relevant to a mix of CII exams. The challenge is for you to answer them in 5 minutes. Answers at the bottom of the page.
IMPORTANT! These questions relate to examinable tax year 2019/20, examinable by the CII until 31 August 2020. They do not relate to tax year 2020/21 which is only examinable by the CII from 1 September 2020.
- What criminal offences were created in the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 as part of the UK’s fight against money laundering? Tick all that apply.
- Disguising criminal property
- Removing criminal property from the UK
- Allowing policyholders to surrender investment bonds within 30 days
- Failing to disclose suspected cases of money laundering in the regulated sector
- Allowing individuals to transfer their pension fund proceeds to an overseas bank
- When would a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) chargeable disposal be deemed to have taken place in the following scenarios?
- Sian, a beneficiary under a trust becomes absolutely entitled to the trust assets.
- James makes a gain of £120,000 on selling his main residence.
- A married couple changes ownership of their investment bond when one becomes a basic rate taxpayer.
- Peter dies, and his antique car is passed to his son in accordance with his wishes.
- Why might an employer decide to provide death in service benefits through a separate insured scheme as opposed to through a defined benefit scheme?
- To maintain death in service benefits without draining the fund
- To treat the death in service benefits as an allowable expense
- If the employees were all below 45
- As the defined benefit scheme is fairly large
- Where policies are written on a life of another basis in relation to share protection insurance, the main advantage is that:
- the policies will be cheaper.
- there is no need for trusts.
- there will be tax relief available on the premiums.
- there is no underwriting involved.
- The main use of a company’s income statement is to show:
- the performance of the company over an accounting period.
- how the company’s cash has been generated.
- the statement of changes in equity.
- the financial position for a group of companies.
- ABD – See R01 Study Text, Chp 6
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- A – See R03 Study Text, Chp 3
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- A – See R04 Study Text, Chp 4
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- B – See R05 Study Text, Chp 10.2
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- A – See J10 Study Text, Chp 12
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