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Tax credits at uni

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StoopidBint Mon 08-Aug-11 12:59:39

Would I lose my tax credits as a full time student at uni?

I'm just trying to work out if I can afford to go to uni.

Thank you.

IAmTheCookieMonster Mon 08-Aug-11 13:06:41

ooh I hope not? I am going full time in september, but DH will still be working full time. At the moment I work part time and we get working tax credits and child tax credits. I am interested in the answer to this too!

MrsPlesWearsAFez Mon 08-Aug-11 13:08:21

I am a lone parent and get full loans/grants/bursary.

None of these get classed as income for the purpose of tax credits, and as such I get child tax credit.

StoopidBint Mon 08-Aug-11 13:12:55

that's good news MrsPles - thank you!

Good luck with your studies CookeMonster

IAmTheCookieMonster Mon 08-Aug-11 13:25:00

Thanks, you too!

sleepevader Sun 14-Aug-11 20:26:41

Only the adults dependents grant is taken into account for tax credits.

HumptyDumpty1 Fri 19-Aug-11 07:23:51

I get child tax credits and my DP gets working families for working part time smile both full time students smile

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