Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) – grant three

25 January 2021

HMRC has updated guidance on the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), and has released a YouTube video relating to how to claim the third grant under the scheme.

The stance on the level of support provided under the fourth grant remains unchanged, and the government is yet to confirm how much it will pay out to eligible individuals.

HMRC intends to run a series of live webinars discussing how to claim the fourth grant but are unable to take bookings for them at present. The advice is to check the guidance pages regularly for when bookings reopen, which will be as soon as possible.

Claims relating to the third grant must be submitted by the deadline of 29 January 2021.

Additionally, guidance relating to the calculation of grants under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been updated to confirm that the calculator cannot be used in relation to employees with variable pay, who were not on their employer’s payroll on or before 19 March 2020, and have been placed on more than one period of furlough after 1 November 2020.


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