Maternity Allowance is a weekly benefit you can get if you’re pregnant or have just given birth and do not qualify for Statutory Maternity Pay.
Maternity Allowance is a weekly benefit provided by the UK government to expecting mothers that do not qualify for Statutory Maternity Pay.
If the individual is Self-employed, for the 2023/24 Tax Year, they can receive between £30 to £172.48 a week for 39 weeks. This value depends on how many Class 2 National Insurance they have recently made.
To apply for Maternity Allowance, the individual needs to fill in a MA1 form and send it to HMRC.
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