We have noticed that a lot of tax payers are missing out on claiming the 4th Self Employed grant and wanted to let everyone know not to miss out.
The Self Employed (SEISS) 4th and 5th grants were announced in March 2021 and are supposed to run to the end of Sept 2021.
The 4th grant (April to June) is the same criteria as the previous ones (up to max £7500 of 80% of profits).
While the 5th grant (July to Sept) will be banded with those who have seen a greater than 30% reduction in income eligible for 80% and those who have seen income fall less than 30% receiving a grant of only 30% (up to max £2,850).
The cut off date for eligibility was 2nd March 2021 so the 19/20 tax return had to be submitted by then. And both will take into account 2019/20 tax returns figures filed. You still need to qualify with over 50% of your income coming from self employment rather than other sources.
Many tax payers are hesitent because they are applying for mortages and remortgages where the lenders are unfairly saying to them they look unfavourably at the grants coming in. And this leads to tax payers being unfairly restricted on eligible grants or many other personal reasons such as divorce or employment.
And because our company vision is to improve the financial life of every person in the world we are here to help anyone who needs help in this matter. So feel free to Contact Us via our online form.
By Anni Khan at Tax Affinity Accountants
Tax Affinity Accountants are experts Business, Tax and Accountancy. With branches in Worcester Park and Kingston upon Thames and Epsom and Ewell they are considered in the Industry to be expert business accountants and tax advisors for both individuals and small & medium sized businesses (SME's). Helping and supporting both individuals and limited company owners / self employed people throughout the UK and the world, they regularly help clients grow their business providing tailored advice and support. Their support has been considered invaluable by many clients and key to their success.
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