Did you have your hands full this past month, so you missed out on reading some of our useful articles?
No problem! We know you may not have had the time to read all our blog posts in November, so we’ve made it easy for you with this summary of this month’s CII-related posts.
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.
Updates to CII Study Texts – 7 October through to 6 November 2018
Are you aware that the CII update their study texts throughout the examinable year to either incorporate new legislations, correct errors or clarify information? Many candidates aren’t aware of this, which can result in candidates studying out-of-date information. To make this easier for you, we have collated the most recent CII study text updates. As some of them affect Brand Financial Training’s learning resources, we have also updated the relevant parts of our resources, which are noted below. Note that we always keep our resources up-to-date.
Read on to view an example that illustrates how a self-employed person would calculate the tax payment due on 31st January 2019. This is particularly useful for those studying for the CII R03, R06, AF1 and AF5 exams.
The 36% inheritance tax rate has been with us for a while now but who understands how it actually works? It’s one of those areas where we think we know until we actually have to try and answer a question on it. This article includes an example on how to apply the rate – useful for those studying for CII CF1, R03, R06, AF1 or AF5 exams.
You wouldn’t try to stuff an entire pizza into your mouth all at once, would you? (Well, apart from that one time after a night out in your first term at uni…) A far wiser and more conventional approach is to cut it into slices so you can enjoy and digest every last morsel properly.
Pensions Tax Relief: What are you being asked on that exam?
If you’re studying for the CII R04 exam you might have noticed a warning about the importance of reading an exam question carefully. This article discusses pensions tax relief and is relevant for anyone studying for the AF5, AF7, AF8, R04, or R06 exams.
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: