Applications for the third tranche of the SEISS have opened, claims must be submitted by 29th January 2021.

The requirements for the first two grants remain in place, therefore anyone not eligible for these won’t be eligible for the third tranche. In addition, the requirements for claiming that the business has been impacted by the pandemic have been tightened.

To make a successful claim, a confirmation must be made that between the 1st November 2020 and 29th January 2021, the business was either:

With regard to the point “Previously trading but temporarily unable to do so”, this can be a result of:

The claimant must also confirm that:

This must be determined based on the wider business circumstances for the whole of the tax year, including, for example, increased profits from the “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme.

Evidence must be retained to support the claim. This should include:

If claiming for reduced activity the claimant must be able to evidence:

If claiming for business closure the claimant must be able to evidence:

With regard to reduced demand, this can be due to:

Claims cannot be made based on increased costs such as the purchasing of PPE and cleaning supplies.

A number of Government examples have been provided for the SEISS:

Useful Links

More information can be found HERE.

You can start your claim HERE.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *