COVID-19 financial support for business

By on 1st July 2021

Are you aware of the financial support available for business due to the recent increase in Alert Level for COVID-19.

COVID-19 Resurgence Support Payment (RSP)

The Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) is a payment to help support viable and ongoing businesses or organisations due to a COVID-19 alert level increase to level 2 or higher. If you business or organisation is facing a reduction in revenue due to an alert level increase, you may be eligible for the RSP.

Please be aware that the COVID-19 Resurgence Support Payment is available due to the recent increase in the alert level for Wellington region.  Applications for the alert level increase on 23 June will open in myIR at 8am on 1 July 2021.  They will remain open for one month after the return to alert level 1.

For more information please:

IRD site: click here

COVID-10 site:  click here

Further COVID-19 financial support for business

To find out what other financial support is available including:

COVID-19 Short-term absence payments

The COVID-19 Short-term absence payment help businesses and self-employed people to pay their employees who cannot work from home while they wait for a COVID-19 test result.  This includes employees on casual contracts.

Click here to find out more

COVID-19 Leave Support scheme

If Employees have been advised to self-isolate and they cannot work from home, you can apply for the COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme for them.  You can also apply if you are self-employed.

Click here to find out more

For more information about financial support for business, click here.

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