SEISS: second grant claim closes on 19 October 2020
Further to the Government's announcement that this scheme would be extended, the second grant claim closes on 19 October 2020.
This is for those who have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic on or after 14 July 2020.
If you qualify, you will be able to claim a grant worth 70% of your average monthly trading profits for three months. This will be capped at £6,570 and will be paid out in a single instalment.
Who is eligible to claim?
The eligibility criteria for this second grant is exactly the same as the first.
However, on the basis that some individuals may have only been more recently affected by the pandemic, you will not need to have claimed the first grant in order to receive the second.
In order to claim you must have been in a trade 'adversely affected' by the coronavirus - for examples of various scenarios of this, please click here to be redirected to GOV.UK. It is important that you have evidence to support your claim and that you keep a record of this.
You must also meet all of the following:
- You must have traded in the 2018/19 tax year and have submitted your self assessment tax return on or before 23 April 2020 for that year
- You must have traded in the tax year 2019/20
- You must intend to continue trading in the 2020/21 tax year
To understand how they will determine your eligibility and how much you can claim, click here to be redirected to GOV.UK for a full explanation.
I'm eligible to claim, what do I need to do?
If you have been adversely affected by coronavirus on or after 14 July 2020 and want to claim the grant, you have until 19 October 2020 to submit your claim.
You will need the following information to hand:
- Your Government Gateway login details and password
- Your UK bank details
I'm not eligible, but I think I should be - what should I do?
If you think you should be eligible for the grant and HMRC has not notified you, click here for contact details so you can speak to them directly.
We are here to help...
Whilst we are unable to submit any claims on your behalf, if you have any queries we are here to help in any way we can - please get in touch with us on 0121 693 5000 (Solihull Office) or 01527 833124 (Bromsgrove Office).