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Income Tax and National Insurance

Income Tax and National Insurance

Wednesday 29 May 2019Info and advice

It’s a common misconception that students don't have to pay income tax in the UK. They do – it's just that their total income usually doesn't take them over their personal allowance (the amount you can earn in a year without having to pay tax). Here’s an overview of how income tax and national insurance affects students, with links to more detailed information.

It’s a common misconception that students don't have to pay income tax in the UK. They do – it's...

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The NUS guide to taking a gap year

The NUS guide to taking a gap year

Tuesday 15 May 2018Info and advice

Ah the gap year. It is now seen by many young people as the defining formative experience of their life, the once in a lifetime opportunity to get out there and see the world just before or after entry into higher education or further study. Whether we party our way throughout the tropical beaches of South-East Asia or devote a portion of our lives to humanitarian work in the developing world, gap years are now heralded as something we should all strive to participate in.

Ah the gap year. It is now seen by many young people as the defining formative experience of their...

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