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Posted Tue, 09 May 2023 07:09:32 GMT by Exastorm
Hello, I'm in the process of completing my self assessment for 2022 - 2023. During that year I repaid my student loan via PAYE. When answering the question "Did you receive notification from Student Loans Company that repayment of an Income Contingent Student Loan began before 6 April 2023?" I select "Yes" and later in the form add how much student loan I've repaid through PAYE. When I get my final tax calculate there's a section added; "Plus student loan repayments" which is in the region of around £5000. Is there a way to indicate that I've already repaid my student loan in full so that I don't incur a charge for it? Many thanks
Posted Thu, 11 May 2023 08:06:20 GMT by Exastorm
Interestingly, answering "No" to the "Did you receive notification from Student Loans Company..." question removes the charge from the final calculation. The final total looks correct, should I submit my return omitting the student loan? I'm not sure if that sounds right...
Posted Fri, 12 May 2023 14:00:50 GMT by HMRC Admin 19

If you have already paid it in full then you will select no to the question do you have a student loan.

Thank you.
Posted Wed, 17 May 2023 14:39:19 GMT by HMRC Admin 20
Hi Exastorm,

On the basis of the information you have provided, you have completed your tax return correctly.
More information about repaying student loans via Self Assessment is provided here:                              
Tell HMRC about a student or postgraduate loan in your tax return

Thank you.
Posted Tue, 23 May 2023 16:52:51 GMT by Exastorm
Many thanks both for your replies. Could I just clarify, when you say that I've completed my tax return correctly, was the correct answer to select "no" for the "Did you receive notification from Student Loans Company..." question? The linked article doesn't cover situations where student loans were fully repaid, and the response from Admin 20 was a bit unclear if they were responding to selecting "Yes" for the student loans opening question post, or the subsequent "No" from Admin 19. Many thanks
Posted Fri, 26 May 2023 09:29:21 GMT by HMRC Admin 25
Hi Exastorm,

You are correct please answer 'NO' if it has already been paid off.

Thank you. 

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