Information about the Self-employment Income Support Scheme

Updated: May 26

This is a Government backed scheme for the self-employed and members of a partnership who have lost income due to Coronavirus.

Self-employed people do not need to get in touch with HMRC as the scheme isn’t yet open for applications. HMRC will contact eligible customers by the beginning of June, inviting them to apply.

It is possible, in some areas, to apply for the business rate relief grant now with payments promised in April 2020.

Please be aware that the HMRC will never contact you out of the blue to ask for these details

If anyone does it is likely to be scam

The government has also introduced the following help for the self-employed:

GOV‌.UK has further details about who is eligible for the scheme and how it will work.

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