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The Technical Connection Quiz: 9 January

To help you to keep up with the fundamentals of tax, retirement and financial planning, try answering these questions.

The following questions all relate to the Autumn Statement.


The inheritance tax nil rate band will remain frozen until:

A) 2014/15

B) 2015/16

C) 2016/17

D) 2017/18


How much did the capital gains tax exemption increase by?

A) £50

B) £100

C) £150

D) £200


After how long will income retained by trustees become capitalised?

A) 1 year

B) 18 months

C) 3 years

D) 5 years


The transferable personal allowance rules will be introduced from 6 April 2015. How much will someone be able to transfer under the rules?

A) £200

B) £500

C) £1,000

D) £1,500


From April 2015, employers will not have to pay national insurance contributions for whom?

A) Employees aged under 18

B) Employees aged under 21

C) Employees aged under 25

D) Employees aged under 30

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