Deadline for claiming for the first Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant

13 July 2020

Any claims in relation to the first Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant must be submitted by no later than today (13 July 2020).

In order to claim, the following information is required:

  • Government Gateway user ID and password – if a user ID is required, one can be created when eligibility is checked or when a claim is made
  • UK bank details – only bank account details that accept BACS payments, including:
    •  Bank account number
    • Sort code
    • Name on account
    • Address linked to bank account

Applicants will need to confirm to HMRC how their business has been negatively impacted by coronavirus.

HMRC has confirmed that claims for the second grant will open from 17 August 2020 and will close on 19 October 2020.

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