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    • By John28337398 7th Sep 17, 8:25 AM
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    Is there a difference in allowances between Scotland and England
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    • 7th Sep 17, 8:25 AM
    Is there a difference in allowances between Scotland and England 7th Sep 17 at 8:25 AM
    Hi I was wondering if there was a difference in the allowances between Scotland and England as I believe Scotland uses the older system (common financial tool) to calculate living costs, while England uses the newer version (apologies can't remember the name of it).

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    • debt doctor
    • By debt doctor 7th Sep 17, 10:26 AM
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    Hi, If Scotland use the Common Financial Statement (CFS) for IPA's then you will have more generous allowances than your counterpart in England using the Standard Financial Statement (SFS). DD
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    Thanks DD are there any sources/guidance to find out what the maximum allowances are or a deemed reasonable using the CFS tool?
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    • By debt doctor 7th Sep 17, 2:05 PM
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    Thanks DD are there any sources/guidance to find out what the maximum allowances are or a deemed reasonable using the CFS tool?
    Originally posted by John28337398
    I'm afraid the allowances of both the CFS and the SFS are not released to the public.


    If you post your SOA on here I could give you my opinion of it.
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