Coronavirus : Guidance for businesses

Self-employment Income Support Scheme

From 13 May 2020

Self-employed individuals or members of partnerships whose business has been adversely affected by coronavirus will be able to apply for a Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant worth 80 per cent of their average monthly trading profits.

Check if you are eligible for the scheme.

Claims for SEISS grant can be made on a specified date between 13-18 May, based on your Unique Tax Reference number. HMRC has assigned eligible self-employed individuals a specific date to apply

Check your claim date online


For further information, please read HMRC’s guidance or speak to your tax agent. If you need further support, please use HMRC’s webchat service or call the COVID-19 Helpline on 0800 024 1222.