From 1 January 2017, the government will remove the 5% voluntary repayment bonus for HECS/HELP loans. This 5% bonus currently applies to voluntary HECS/HELP repayments of $500 or more. If you were thinking about making a voluntary payment towards your HECS/HELP debt, do it before 31 December 2016 to take advantage of the 5% discount. Give us a call if you need details on how to make a voluntary repayment.
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