SIBSS Guidance on Tax and Benefits Exemptions
Published on 13 April 2021
From: Practitioner Services
Advice on what to do if problems arise around income tax for Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme payments. Note that payments are tax-free.
Any payments you receive from the Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme (SIBSS) don't need to be taken into account when calculating your:
- United Kingdom income tax bill
- any entitlement to means-tested benefits from the Department for Work and Pensions
The guidance outlines more about this topic and what to do if you have any issues.