Self – Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) – COVID-19 Support from HMRC

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) was been introduced to help the self-employed (including members of business partnerships) through this period of disruption.

The scheme has been extended. If you’re eligible for the second and final grant, and your business has been adversely affected on or after 14‌‌ July 2020, you’ll be able to make a claim in August 2020.

More information about how to claim the second grant will be published in due course.

If you have not yet submitted a claim for the first grant or would like to find out more about the scheme, you can join a live HMRC webinar this week.

Click here to Choose a date and time

The webinar will take you through the aim of the scheme, who can apply, how much you may be entitled to, how to apply for the first grant and what happens after you’ve applied.

You can ask questions during this interactive webinar using the on-screen text box.

HMRC will endeavour to bring you the most up-to-date information to keep you fully informed of changes as they develop.

If you need our advice, email hello@chw-accounting.co.uk and one of the team will get in touch.


This article is for general guidance only. It provides an outline, and may not include points which are important to your situation. You should not depend on this blog without taking advice based on the full facts of your case. The information given was correct at the time of publication.

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