If you haven’t had a chance to read the CII-related articles we’ve posted this month, we’ve got you covered; here’s a convenient summary of all that we’ve shared in April.
This Monthly Roundup allows you to see, at a glance, what articles have been posted and you can simply click on any that are of interest to you.
What is the remittance basis of taxation?
The remittance basis are the alternative tax rules in place for those people who are UK resident with overseas income and gains but are not classed as UK domiciled. This article will be of interest to those studying for any of the CII R03, R06, AF1 or AF5 exams.
Three-Month Penalty Looming for Self-Assessment Procrastinators
So it’s already the end of April and as the sky turns from winter grey to pale blue Spring, all seems good. What is not so good is if you’ve still not filed your 2017/2018 self-assessment tax return. (From the optimism of Spring to taxation in less than a few words. Sorry about that!)
Questions regarding bankruptcy can appear on the CII AF1, AF2 and J03 exams. Don’t be caught out not knowing how to answer questions on this subject. A good start is reading this article, which explains the rules surrounding bankruptcy and Debt Relief Orders.
Everyone should have a will, yet the fact is that only 1 out of 3 of us actually gets ’round to it. And a fair number of those are picking up a pack from a local stationery shop and doing it themselves. Perhaps okay if you have fairly simple arrangements, but for those of us who have children from previous marriages, or are unmarried with children, or have children with unstable marriages, then the best way is the professional way.
How to Organise your Study Space for Maximum Productivity
As you prepare for exams, one thing you might not have considered is how to organise your study space to maximise efficiency and productivity. However, you may be surprised at the difference this can make to your focus and motivation.
Do you know about Yield Curves and Modified Duration?
Analysing the features of bonds is important for anyone thinking of making an investment in this asset class. It is equally important for students of the investment-focused CII exams! Questions often come up in R02, J10, J12 and AF4.
Friday Five: 5 Questions in 5 Minutes Every Friday
This is a bit of Friday Fun where we provide you with 5 questions (and answers) relevant to a mix of CII exams. The challenge is for you to answer them in 5 minutes. We post them on the blog every Friday.
To try your 'hand' at answering the questions, visit our blog at one (or all) of the links below: