Self-Employment Support Scheme claims portal now live

Updated: Jan 22

The claims system for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) went live on the 13 May 2020 for eligible taxpayers to begin to make their claims.

Seeking a review of eligibility

If you wish to seek a review of HMRC’s decision about your eligibility, you can do this using the form available when the checker confirms this result.

It’s important to note that the checker has an extremely high accuracy rate as HMRC use the data you have previously provided on your tax returns.

The application process

When you begin the application process, you will be shown how HMRC has calculated the grant you are due to receive. You are able to share this calculation with us. It is important to print or save this for your records as it will be required for your 2020/21 tax return.

If you wish to seek a review of HMRC’s calculation, we are able to assist you with this.

How to claim

HMRC has created a short film to show what the claims process looks like:

It is also possible to submit a claim by telephone if you are not able to do this online or if you are having issues with access to your Government Gateway. The number to call is 08000 241 222. Similarly, if you would like to chat to an HMRC advisor online, you can do so via their webchat.