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Student income for the academic year between 1 August 2020 and 31 July 2021
You must declare an estimate of the total income you expect to receive between 1 August 2020 and 31 July 2021.
You must enter your details, sign the declaration and send us the form, even if you do not expect to receive any
income that we take into account.
If you are not sure which details to give on the form, please contact us on 0300 555 0505.
You must declare the income you expect to receive during the academic year, from 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021.
Some of the most common benefits you should and shouldn’t declare are listed below, but you can find a full list on our
website at the following link in sections 4 and 5: https://www.saas.gov.uk/need-to-know/state-benefits
You should declare the following income:
Working Tax Credit
Property and land income
Maintenance (paid specifically for you)
Bank interest, bonds or dividends income
Benefits that we do take into account
(please check the list on our website)
You should not declare the following income:
Child Tax Credit
Maintenance (paid specifically for a child)
Benefits that we do not take into account (please
check the list on our website)
If you will receive state benefits that we take into account, you will have to estimate your total expected income for the
academic year, which runs from 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021. You should not declare the annual figures shown
on documents from HMRC or the Department for Work and Pensions as they cover the tax year, which runs from 6
April to 5 April.
Estimated amount from 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021