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Self-employed taxation - articles

Features and articles from ICAEW on the taxation of self-employed individuals within the UK tax regime.

Final call for the first SEISS grant

Caroline Miskin 06-07-2020

6 July: Businesses eligible for the first Self-employment Income Support (SEISS) grant must make their claim by Monday 13 July, ICAEW reminds members.

Error in tax credit renewal packs


22 June: HMRC is writing to one million tax credit claimants whose renewal packs omitted some information, as ICAEW urges self-employed claimants to check whether they need to contact HMRC by 31 July.

SEISS: How to request a review of entitlement

Caroline Miskin 18-05-2020

18 May: Following the launch of the Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) the Tax Faculty provides guidance on how taxpayers and their agents can request a review of grant entitlement.

SEISS claims portal opens

Caroline Miskin 13-05-2020

13 May: The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) has opened for claims with payments expected by 25 May. Initial reports to ICAEW’s Tax Faculty indicate that the process is straightforward.

SEISS: an update before applications open

Caroline Miskin 11-05-2020

11 May: Before the Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) portal opens for applications, the Tax Faculty provides some updates and reminders covering: the eligibility checker, reviewing grants and HMRC support options.

New government gateway ID process for SEISS

Caroline Miskin 06-05-2020

6 May: HMRC has updated the process for obtaining a government gateway ID for the Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). ICAEW’s Tax Faculty clarifies what is needed.

Lack of agent access to the SEISS ‘disappointing’

Frank Haskew 05-05-2020

5 May: HMRC’s decision not to allow agents to make claims on behalf of clients for the Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is disappointing, but agents still have an important role, says ICAEW’s Tax Faculty.

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