UK Accounting Glossary
The immediate family is a defined group of relations, used in rules or laws to determine which members of a person’s family are affected by those rules.
Someone’s spouse, parents and grandparents, children and grandchildren, brothers and sisters, mother in law and father in law, brothers in law and sisters in law, daughters in law and sons in law.
Adopted, half, and step members are also included in the immediate family. See also, first-degree relative.
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This glossary post was last updated: 17th January 2020.