Month: February 2021

Latest rules for shopping with children at Tesco, Asda, Aldi, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and more

Supermarkets across the UK have confirmed their rules for shopping with your children in tow.

The rules for visiting stores have changed frequently since the start of the pandemic, with many people left wondering just what they can and can’t do.

During the third lockdown, many supermarkets have placed emphasis on shopping along, leaving many parents questioning whether they can bring their little ones along to do the weekly shop.

Fortunately, most supermarkets understand that it is not always possible to shop alone, offering a solution to this dilemma.

Here’s what the main supermarkets across England say about shopping

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Gift Tax in 2021: How Much Can I Give Tax-Free? | Personal-finance

What if no other exclusion applies?

Finally, even if none of the other provisions allows you to avoid gift tax, you have a lifetime exemption amount that will generally cover you. In 2021, that amount is $11.7 million.

Say you gave $15,000 each to nine friends in 2021 and $100,000 each to your spouse and your child. The nine gifts are all covered by the annual exclusion. For your spouse, the spousal exemption covers the entire amount. Only the child’s gift is subject to tax, with the first $15,000 tax-free and the remaining $85,000 uncovered.

However, you’re allowed to apply

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Paul Smith on lockdown dressing: ‘Don’t laugh but I’ve still been wearing my suits’ | Fashion

This time last year Paul Smith celebrated his fiftieth anniversary with a bells and whistles fashion show in Paris. There was a greatest hits collection and Susan Sarandon and Jon Hamm front row. This year, things are a little different. Paris men’s fashion week is largely digital and Smith’s show on Friday afternoon was a behind-closed doors event with no audience. It was filmed in London and streamed online as part of the Paris schedule for autumn/winter 2021.

Speaking ahead of the show, Smith said the shift to digital could have its advantages. “You’ll see far more than if it

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Brexit may kill London as a luxury shopping destination, with scrapping of tax rebate on purchases likely to put off international customers



a group of people standing in front of a building: The VAT refunds queue and sign at Heathrow airport in London, the UK. Since Brexit’s implementation at the start of this year the British government has scrapped the entire system. Photo: Shutterstock


The VAT refunds queue and sign at Heathrow airport in London, the UK. Since Brexit’s implementation at the start of this year the British government has scrapped the entire system. Photo: Shutterstock

London has always been a honeypot for Chinese shoppers. Friendlier than Paris and faster-paced than Milan, it has a more accessible culture and more direct flights from China than any other European city – and a healthy population of Chinese students.

Since the Brexit vote and the subsequent crash of the pound, it has also been one of the cheapest places in the world to shop for luxury

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Louis Vuitton SS21 Accessories Collection Release

Last July, Virgil Abloh unveiled an eclectic line up of accessories during Louis Vuitton Men’s Spring/Summer 2021 runway show in Shanghai. Months later, the fashion house is now dropping the sure to be sought after range marked by the mystic “Zoooom With Friends” characters.

The selection features out of the ordinary makeovers of Louis Vuitton‘s signature bags, like the Keepall, Soft Trunk, and Speedy. For instance, the Keepall Pouch maintains its original LV monogram and includes an embroidered youthful character illustration stitched into the bag. In other pieces such as the Soft Trunk Backpack, the characters appear to be more

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Here Are New ‘Genshin Impact’ Gift Codes For Primogems, Mora, XP And More

Apparently I have been missing out on the concept of Genshin Impact “gift codes” for a while now, which have been a thing forever, but I’ve only just realized how rewarding they can be.

Ahead of the release of Xiao and the 1.3 update in about two weeks, miHoYo has unleashed another patch of gift codes, and there are seven that I was clued into from @KozmicPlays.

These codes, if you use all of them (not sure when they expire, so do it quickly) will give you:

  • 490 Primogems
  • 8 Hero’s Wit, 3 Adventurer’s Experience
  • 10 Mystic Ores
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