Self-Employed Income Support Scheme

Self-employed to be offered fourth and final £7,500 grant in Budget
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Self-employed to be offered fourth and final £7,500 grant in Budget

Under pressure: Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been urged to help 1.3m self-employed excluded from support Rishi Sunak is set to announce a fourth and final round of the £7,500 grant for the self-employed in next week’s Budget. As before, certain self-employed will be able to claim a Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEIISS) grant worth up…

Government must help self-employed excluded due to 50% income rule
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Government must help self-employed excluded due to 50% income rule

1.3m people have been excluded from Covid support because less than 50% of their income comes from self-employment The government should act to help self-employed excluded from Covid support because more than 50% of their income comes from elsewhere. This deliberate exclusion is unfair and disproportionately attacks women on modest incomes, says the influential Institute…

MPs give taxman six weeks to sort out Covid payments for freelancers
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MPs give taxman six weeks to sort out Covid payments for freelancers

Former Brexit secretary David Davis MP has written to Rishi Sunak asking him to help freelancers with Covid grants MPs have given HMRC six weeks to come up with solutions for freelancers and others excluded from receiving Covid financial support. In its report, the influential Public Accounts Committee has asked the taxman to explain why…

Taxman gives self-employed more time to file your tax return
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Taxman gives self-employed more time to file your tax return

Breathing space: the taxman is giving the self-employed an extension if they file January 31 tax returns late due to Covid-19 HMRC is giving the self-employed more time to file their tax return if they give Covid as an excuse for late filing. This year, almost 12m self-employed people, those with second forms of income…

Prospect union calls for emergency help for excluded self-employed
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Prospect union calls for emergency help for excluded self-employed

Self isolation: around 3m Britons have fallen through cracks in government Covid financial support The Prospect union, recognising the plight of the 3m self-employed excluded from government Covid support, has devised an emergency plan. Its Self-Employment Stabilisation Scheme (SESS) would bolt onto the existing Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) and offer help for the…