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Other income

Updated on 7 April 2020

Be tax-smart about savings and other income

group of students (c) Shutterstock / Alexander Raths
(c) Shutterstock / Alexander Raths

As a student you may be receiving income from your parents and family, or through a scholarship or bursary, as interest on your savings or from letting out a room. But do you know if you should be paying tax on this income? And if you are paying tax, should you be or are you entitled to a refund?

We cover what other income you may be receiving, whether tax should be deducted from it and ways to stop your income being taxed. We also tell you how to claim a refund if you have paid too much tax.

In this section we cover:

This section of the website contains two pages which are of particular interest to students.

Also if you think you have overpaid tax then our tax refund section will explain how to check and request a tax refund.

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