Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) – update

By Technical Team on 04 May 2020

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has written to us with some important information about the launch of the SEISS. 

  • HMRC are starting to contact people they have identified as eligible this week (beginning 4 May 2020)
  • The online eligibility check is live
  • Claims will be open from 13 May
  • Payments will be received into claimants’ bank accounts from 25 May 2020 (ahead of the original June schedule)

For more information about the SEISS, see the CIOT’s SEISS COVID-19 website pages.

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