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Published: 15 August 2020 Read Time: 1 min The Self Employed Income Support scheme went live back in June 2020 and millions are likely to have claimed. SEISS was the governments answer to helping the Self Employed during the Corona virus lockdown, when many businesses had been adversely affected by the lockdown measures. The Chancellor announced there would be a second claim period starting on August 17th 2020, where once again, if your business has been adversely affected, you can make a claim. Where the first claim was based on 80% of your average net profit over the last three years, paid as 3/12th's this time around, it will be based on 70%. Once the 2nd claim is live, you can go through the same process as before, by checking the eligibility checker, and then confirming when you are able to make a claim.
on the 17th August you will be able to follow this link in order to check if you are eligible. https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/self-employment-support/enter-unique-taxpayer-reference
Once your date and time has been confirmed, you can proceed to use this following link to make a claim. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-self-employment-income-support-scheme#how-to-claim
Once again, you will need the Government Gateway ID and Password, you created when claiming the first SEISS payment. If you have lost these details, there are options to recover them, failing that, you can create a new Gateway ID and start the process over again.