Parents income - benefits?

I’m trying to work out how much my daughter is likely to get for her maintenance loan for a course starting in Sep 20, living away from home in London.

Do we count the tax credits and child benefit we receive as our income? I can’t seem to find anything that says what benefits we include or might exclude.

Also, as I’m self employed and I made a loss in the year that is assessed, for tax credit purposes, I can deduct this loss from my husband’s income. Does that apply for student finance as well, or not.

Thanks.

Comments

This discussion has been closed.
Meet your Ambassadors

Categories

  • All Categories
  • 341.5K Banking & Borrowing
  • 249.6K Reduce Debt & Boost Income
  • 449K Spending & Discounts
  • 233.6K Work, Benefits & Business
  • 605.9K Mortgages, Homes & Bills
  • 172.3K Life & Family
  • 246.5K Travel & Transport
  • 1.5M Hobbies & Leisure
  • 15.8K Discuss & Feedback
  • 15.1K Coronavirus Support Boards