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    My mum is doing her part for my Student Finance application and we're both a bit confused and slightly annoyed I guess. It's asking for information from like a year or two ago and since then my dad has passed away, meaning our finances have in fact got a lot worse, surely they should take that into account when deciding how much maintenance loan I will be getting? I mean, I don't know if they ask further down the line for any information on this situation, but I was just wondering now. Do they just assess what I will get based on information on income/taxes from a year or so ago, or do they later ask for more recent info???
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    (Original post by KalliePenguin)
    My mum is doing her part for my Student Finance application and we're both a bit confused and slightly annoyed I guess. It's asking for information from like a year or two ago and since then my dad has passed away, meaning our finances have in fact got a lot worse, surely they should take that into account when deciding how much maintenance loan I will be getting? I mean, I don't know if they ask further down the line for any information on this situation, but I was just wondering now. Do they just assess what I will get based on information on income/taxes from a year or so ago, or do they later ask for more recent info???
    Thanks!
    See https://www.gov.uk/student-finance-f...i/2018-to-2019

    You provide details for 16/17 and then in April the CYI form will be available and your mum can give estimates for 18/19 tax year and they’ll reassess you based on the more recent year.

    It’s best to overestimate slightly for 18/19 or make sure you put some of your loan payment to one side. If in April 19 they see that your estimate was too low then they might cut your May loan payment.
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    See https://www.gov.uk/student-finance-f...i/2018-to-2019

    You provide details for 16/17 and then in April the CYI form will be available and your mum can give estimates for 18/19 tax year and they’ll reassess you based on the more recent year.

    It’s best to overestimate slightly for 18/19 or make sure you put some of your loan payment to one side. If in April 19 they see that your estimate was too low then they might cut your May loan payment.
    Thank-you!!
 
 
 

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