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rainbowlover
Old 09-03-2011, 6:47 PM
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Default NHS Exemption for self employed?

After being unemployed for almost a year, I decided to become self employed a year ago. Things are going slowly at the moment and I only earned around 6000 in the last tax year. I am in need of some dental work but really can't afford the 198 charge at the moment, so would I be entitled to exemption, or a reduced fee due to my low income? Any info would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 09-03-2011, 7:12 PM
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Do you receive working tax credits, if you are, based on your income you may be entitled to free NHS costs.

Take a look at this link:

http://www.nhs.uk/nhsengland/Healthc...althcosts.aspx
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Old 09-03-2011, 7:14 PM
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Thanks for the reply. As I'm under 25 and have no children, I don't receive any tax credits. Does this mean I am not eligible for help?
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Old 09-03-2011, 7:23 PM
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Click on the link you may be entitled to part costs due to low income.

Wish you future success with your business.
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Old 09-03-2011, 7:25 PM
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Ah, it may be worth applying then. Thanks, hopefully things will pick up soon! It sure beats being unemployed anyway!
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