If you are self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been adversely affected by coronavirus, you might eligible to claim a grant under the new Self-Employed Income Support Scheme. You could get a grant equal to 80% of your average monthly trading profits, up to £2,500 per month per month from the government.
To find out more details, visit new Self-Employed Income Support Scheme guidance.
Or you can check online to find out if you’re eligible and make your claim
You’ll need your:
- Self Assessment Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) number – if you do not have this find out how to get your lost UTR number
- National Insurance number – if you do not have this find out how to get your lost National Insurance number
Other financial support for self-employed
The government is also providing the following help for the self-employed:
- deferral of Self Assessment Income Tax and VAT payments
- grants for businesses that pay little or no business rates
- Business Interruption Loan Scheme
- Bounce Back Loan
If you need further support, please use HMRC’s webchat service or call the Covid-19 Helpline on 0800 024 1222