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COVID-19 Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme

Anyone who meets the eligibility criteria and is asked to self-isolate on or after 28 September will be entitled to the new payment and will receive backdated payments from the scheme.

Your Contact Details




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This is not essential but if supplied will speed up your application process. You can find your council tax account number in the top right-hand area of the first page of a council tax bill.

Eligibility Criteria

Individuals who are required to self-isolate and who meet the benefits-linked eligibility criteria will be entitled to £500. This will be payable as a lump sum.


Period of self-isolation

The Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme ended on 24 February 2022. Applications for isolation periods beginning after this will not be accepted.


Eligibility for Test and Trace Support Payment





For self-employed applicants, we will need to be satisfied with submitted proof that the applicant's business delivers services which cannot be undertaken without social contact. You will need to send us your most recent set of accounts and your business registration details and Tax reference number.

For self-employed applicants, we will need to be satisfied with submitted proof that the applicant's business delivers services which cannot be undertaken without social contact. You will need to send us your most recent set of accounts and your business registration details and Tax reference number.

We will verify this information - you will need to send us proof of this eg a letter or email from your employer stating the nature of your job.


Unfortunately you do not meet the criteria for receiving the Test and Trace Self Isolation Support Payment

Nature of Employment / Self Employment



Are you Claiming at least one of the following benefits?


An applicant can make a claim for each period of self-isolation. All eligibility criteria must be met and supporting evidence provided.


This is not essential but if supplied will speed up your application process.


Proof of Eligibility


A bank statement showing your name and address as supplied earlier

Proof of receipt of one of the qualifying benefits

Proof of employment or if self-employed, evidence of a self-assessment return, trading income and proof that the business delivers services which cannot be undertaken without social contact.

Bank Details

You will receive this payment via BACS transfer. This payment will be for £500 and is subject to tax. However, you will not be taxed at the point of payment and will be contacted by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) at a later date.




Declaration

Please read the declaration carefully before you complete it.

Tandridge District Council may prosecute you if you give false information.

If you receive a payment that you are not entitled to, you must return the payment to us immediately.


To validate your bank account details, we need to share relevant information you've given us with TransUnion. This will be used to ensure your support payment is paid to the correct bank account and to help prevent fraudulent use of support payments. This is not a credit check and won't impact your credit rating.


for more information on how TransUnion use your data, please visit https://www.transunion.co.uk/legal-information/privacy-centre


Your data will not be shared with any other entities you may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the Council. Please be aware that if you do withdraw your consent, you will no longer be entitled to the payment under this scheme.

In the absence of proof, we will use all information available to validate the details given in this form and may contact you for further information