- Further help: LITRG website
This LITRG web page lists organisations which may be able to help you with advice on tax and tax credit issues.
- 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
GOV.UK 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. For students from Northern Ireland, there is information on the Student Finance NI website (visit www.studentfinanceni.co.uk) For Scottish students, there is information on the Student Awards Agency website (visit saas.gov.uk). For Welsh students there is information on the Student Finance Wales website (visit www.studentfinancewales.co.uk).
- 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: • Income tax: general enquiries 0300 200 3300 • If you have lost your National Insurance number – call 0300 200 3500 • 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.
- 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 Universal Credit.