- Disabled students and students who are carers
The Disability Tax Guide has detailed information on tax issues which can affect disabled people and their carers.
- Employment vs self-employment
The GOV.UK website provides a questionnaire which may guide you in understanding your employment status.
The Student Finance England practitioners’ website hosts a range of factsheets, presentations and materials on finance and student loans.
- Further help – Professional tax advice
If you need professional tax advice, we recommend that you contact a Chartered Tax Adviser.
- Further help – Tax Help for Older People
Tax Help for Older People is tax charity that may be able to provide further advice with regard to tax queries from people on low and modest incomes.
- Further help – TaxAid
TaxAid is a tax charity that may be able to provide further advice with regard to tax queries from people on low and modest incomes.
- HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) – contact page on GOV.UK
The contact web page has most of the telephone numbers you may need to contact HMRC. Below we have listed some of the more useful ones for students: • How to register to be self-employed – call the newly self-employed helpline 0300 200 3504 • If you have lost your National Insurance number – call 0845 915 7006 • Tell HMRC of a change of name or address (by completing and emailing the online form at https://www.gov.uk/tell-hmrc-change-of-details)
- Refund companies
The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group has produced a report identifying some of the issues and pitfalls of using some tax refund companies. The full report can be found on the main LITRG website.
- Student loans
The Student Loan Company has produced some useful short films on various topics including how student loan repayments work for part-time students and students on Plan 2 loans (which will start to be collected from April 2016). The Student Room website has a full list of the short films available.
- Tax credits
There is further information and guidance on tax credits on the revenuebenefits website, including the transition to Universal Credit.
- Universal credit
The revenuebenefits website has further information about the new Universal Credit.