FAQs: forms questions and answers: I don’t know how to answer student loan questions on SA return
If the Student Loans Company have told you that repayment of your income contingent loan either commenced (or continues) during the tax year covered by the SA return and you have not received confirmation that the loan has been repaid you should:
If you are sending your SA return in paper form
- Complete question 1 on page TR5 at the Student Loans section of the SA100 full tax return, or question 1.5 on page 1 of the SA200 short tax return, by entering ‘X’ in the box provided
If you are completing your SA return online
- You will be asked to confirm if you have an Income Contingent Student Loan for which repayment began before 6 April (in the year covered by the SA return).
You will confirm this by choosing ‘Yes’ from the drop down menu provided.
Note: The borrower should contact the Student Loans Company if they are unsure whether their loan is income - contingent or whether repayments have commenced.