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Income tax on PhD Scholarships?

KarenFa
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Joined:Tue Jan 22, 2013 3:46 pm
Income tax on PhD Scholarships?

Postby KarenFa » Tue Jun 08, 2021 1:01 pm

Hi,

I wonder whether there is any income tax on a PhD scholarship for a full-time student who has other income (over 20K).

Thank you.

Jholm
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Joined:Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:22 pm

Re: Income tax on PhD Scholarships?

Postby Jholm » Tue Jun 08, 2021 1:35 pm

Should be exempt from tax, subject to criteria listed here:

https://www.gov.uk/hmrc-internal-manuals/employment-income-manual/eim06205


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