Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) the third grant available soon

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Rishi Sunak
Rishi Sunak

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) the third grant available soon

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant Extension: Third grant available soon.

The UK government has extended the support available under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) for self-employed people affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). The latest grant will cover from November to the end of January.

Check if you are eligible to claim, The rules on who is eligible to claim have changed.

To qualify for this third grant one of the rules is to have submitted a Self Assessment tax return for the tax year 2018 to 2019 showing self-employment income in order to claim.

To check if you’re eligible and find out how to claim, please go to GOV.UK and search for ‘Self employment income support scheme’. If you’re eligible, and in need of support, you’ll be able to claim the third grant at any time from 3 December until the end of January.

Rishi Sunak
Rishi Sunak

Getting help with your claim

Claiming is simple – you don’t need to work out your grant, HMRC will do that for you. It’s important that you make any claim yourself, although you can ask an accountant or tax agent to help you. Please don’t pass on any of your information to people who offer to make a claim on your behalf. That will lead to delays in your payment.

Protect yourself from scams

Stay vigilant about scams, which may mimic government messages to make them seem authentic. Search ‘scams’ on GOV.UK for information on how to recognise genuine HMRC contact.