Paper F6 (UK) syllabus changes:
There have been a few minor syllabus changes
Some of the syllabus areas have been reordered as shown in Table 1 below:
The main areas that have been added to the syllabus are shown in Table 2 below:
The main areas that have been deleted from the syllabus are shown in Table 3 below:
However, as always, the tax rates and allowances have changed since 2014 and it is therefore vital that you are using a current Revision Kit for practicing questions.
Paper F6 (UK) format changes:
The exam will remain a three-hour paper, with all questions being compulsory, and with 15 minutes reading time.
There will be two sections to the exam:
Section A will comprise 15 multiple choice questions of 2 marks each.
Section B will comprise four 10 mark questions and two 15 mark questions.
The two 15 mark questions will focus on income tax (syllabus area B) and corporation tax (syllabus area E).
The section A questions and the other questions in Section B can cover any areas of the syllabus.
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