Self-employment Income Support Scheme

If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been adversely affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) you may be eligible to receive a grant from the Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS).

First Grant

This scheme is now closed. The last day for applications was 13 July 2020.

Second Grant

This scheme is now closed. The last day for applications was 19 October 2020.

Grant Extension (Third and Fourth Grants)

The to claim the third grant is open.

If you were not eligible for the first and second grant, you will not be eligible for the third and fourth grants (extension).

To make a claim for the third grant your business must have had a new or continuing impact from coronavirus between 1 November 2020 and 29 January 2021, which you reasonably believe will have a significant reduction in your profits.

The third taxable grant is worth 80% of your average monthly trading profits, paid out in a single instalment covering 3 months’ worth of profits, and capped at £7,500 in total.  If you’re eligible, you must make your claim for the third grant on or before 29 January 2021.

The grant does not need to be repaid if you’re eligible, but will be subject to Income Tax and self-employed National Insurance and must be reported on your 2020 to 2021 Self Assessment tax return.

The Government will set out further details of the fourth grant in due course.

If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been adversely affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) you may be eligible to receive a grant from the Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS).

First Grant

This scheme is now closed. The last day for applications was 13 July 2020.

Second Grant

This scheme is now closed. The last day for applications was 19 October 2020.

Grant Extension (Third and Fourth Grants)

The to claim the third grant is open.

If you were not eligible for the first and second grant, you will not be eligible for the third and fourth grants (extension).

To make a claim for the third grant your business must have had a new or continuing impact from coronavirus between 1 November 2020 and 29 January 2021, which you reasonably believe will have a significant reduction in your profits.

The third taxable grant is worth 80% of your average monthly trading profits, paid out in a single instalment covering 3 months’ worth of profits, and capped at £7,500 in total.  If you’re eligible, you must make your claim for the third grant on or before 29 January 2021.

The grant does not need to be repaid if you’re eligible, but will be subject to Income Tax and self-employed National Insurance and must be reported on your 2020 to 2021 Self Assessment tax return.

The Government will set out further details of the fourth grant in due course.

Self-employment Income Support Scheme

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