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student cycle to work

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by roadiewill, 10 Jun 2008.

  1. roadiewill

    roadiewill New Member

    ok..im thinking about cyling to school all the time next year. Il be in the sixth form so its not like im in compulsory education, I was just wondering whether I can use the cyle to 'work' scheme, or will it not apply as I am not employed as such?
  2. roadiewill

    roadiewill New Member

    oh just realised I dont really pay tax yet... but I have do in my previous job and I have the whole nationla insurance jabba
  3. HelenD123

    HelenD123 Veteran

    It's based on salary sacrifice, hence saving tax, but you don't have a salary to sacrifice. National insurance doesn't count. You may be just as well looking out for a bike in the sales as you could save almost as much.
  4. Ranger

    Ranger New Member

    Fife borders
    Also you don't pay income tax as a full time student, so no benefit of a cycle to work scheme
  5. Scoosh

    Scoosh Velocouchiste Staff Member

    Good try, though! :biggrin::tongue:

  6. Joe24

    Joe24 More serious cyclist than Bonj

    Might aswell get an old road bike/frame and build it up. The fixed that i'm building will be used to get me to 6th form next year.