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Is any other support available from the States for self-employed people during the COVID-19 situation?

A grant of £3,000 is available to self-employed persons (single operators) and to self-employed persons that employ up to 10 persons (including themselves), providing they meet certain eligibility criteria – details are available via this link.

Please note, if a self-employed person claims income support, the value of the grant may be taken into account. This will depend upon when the grant was paid and when income support becomes payable. For income support purposes only, the grant will be valued as income of £230 per week for a maximum period of 13 weeks.

If you employ staff, you may also able to claim support under the Coronavirus Payroll Co-funding Scheme. Again, eligibility criteria apply. Further information about this scheme is available via this link.

To apply for the £3,000 grant and/or the Payroll Co-funding Scheme, please email business.support@gov.gg.

You can also request deferral or staggered payment of your Social Insurance contributions for quarters 1 and 2. If you have already paid your Social Insurance contributions for quarter 1 you can request a refund. To arrange a refund or deferral, please email financial.support@gov.gg with the title “refund” or “deferral” and someone will contact you as soon as possible.

If you have a general tax or social insurance debt query, please contact Revenue Services at rsdebt@gov.gg. If you have an urgent general inquiry for Revenue Services, please contact rspriority@gov.gg. For non-urgent enquiries contact revenueservice@gov.gg.