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The Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

The SEISS is to support self employed individuals (including members of partnerships) whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19

  • It will provide a grant to self-employed individuals or partnerships, worth 80% of their profits up to a cap of £2,500 per month.
  • HMRC will use the average profits from tax returns in 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 to calculate the size of the grant
  • Open to those where the majority of their income comes from self employment and who have profits of less than £50,000.
  • It will be open for an initial three months with people able to make their first claim by the beginning of June 2020.

Visit the Business Support website to apply for the SEISS