I’m self-employed – how do I claim help from the coronavirus job retention scheme?

Ali Corbett

Britain’s five million self-employed staff have been thrown a lifeline by the Government, even so it may well arrive with a sting in the tail in the sort of greater taxes in the long run.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has declared that freelancers and contractors will be in a position to claim up to 80pc of their earnings from the point out if they can prove they have been adversely influenced by coronavirus.

Having said that not all people today who work for themselves will be eligible and Mr Sunak warned that anyone wanting to gain from point out guidance will have to fork out in equally in the long run. So what is obtainable and what caveats are there? 

What guidance is obtainable? 

Those who do qualify for the plan will obtain the same concentrations of guidance as PAYE personnel who eliminate work to coronavirus: up to 80pc of their

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