Resurgence Support Payment proposed

resurgence support payment Dec2020

Are you worried about our Alert Levels changing?

If there is a resurgence of Covid-19, the Government is ready to back NZ businesses.

The Government has announced a package to support businesses and individuals in the event of a change in COVID-19 alert levels. The package contains a proposal for a one-off resurgence support payment which businesses can apply to Inland Revenue for:

  • The one-off payment will be $1,500 plus a $400 payment per employee up to a total of 50 FTEs.
  • Businesses will need to declare a drop of 30% or more in income over a 14-day period as a result of an increase from Alert Level 1 to Alert Level 2 or higher.
  • They must have been in business for at least six months in order to apply.

Read more here.