Self-Employed & Pregnant

Planning a freelance life after the baby is born
What can a self-employed mum-to-be claim?
  • Maternity allowance is tax-free.
  • Only one partner can receive maternity allowance or parental pay (for an employed father) at one time.
  • If you are self-employed with a limited company you may be entitled to statutory maternity pay instead. Find out what you’re entitled to here.
  • Make sure you keep track of your working hours during maternity leave.
  • Keeping in touch days counts as any amount of work completed in a day as a day’s work.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to get up-to-date with your national insurance contributions during your application if you hadn’t been able to do so before applying.

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