This post was originally published on 11 May 2020 and was updated on 17 August 2020 for freshness, accuracy and comprehensiveness.
If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been adversely affected by coronavirus, you may be eligible for the Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS).
HMRC have launched a tool for you to check if you are eligible for the scheme.
To check your eligibility, you will need your:
- Self Assessment Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) number
- National Insurance number
You can access the tool here: https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/self-employment-support/enter-unique-taxpayer-reference
If you are eligible, you can find out how to claim your grant here.
Please note: This article is a commentary on general principles and should not be interpreted as advice for your specific situation.