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CCH Software User Documentation

Widows and Orphans

The Widows and Orphans scheme provides tax relief on compulsory contributions to a pension for widows or orphans by providing financial assistance in the event of death. This tax relief is normally provided through the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system, however, it may not cover all payments made, such as lump sum contributions on retirement.

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Note: Relief for Friendly Societies Subscriptions and Widows and Orphans Subscriptions is not available from 5 April 2013. These allowances will not be carried forward after this date. This change does not affect relief for Trade Union Subscriptions.


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