COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 #3
Applications for the third COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021, known as Wage Subsidy August 2021 #3, will be open from 9am 17 September until 11.59pm 30 September 2021.
Applications for Wage Subsidy August 2021 #2 are now closed.
If you have already applied for #2 you need to wait until two weeks after you’ve applied before you can apply for #3. If you apply earlier you application will be declined.
If you applied and were eligible for the second wage subsidy, Work and Income will email you to advise when you can apply for the new Wage Subsidy #3.
Who can apply?
Your business needs to meet the eligibility criteria and agree to meet the obligations in the declaration to be able to get COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 payment. Click here to see if you are eligible.
Resurgence Support payments
The Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) is a payment to help support viable and ongoing businesses or organisations which have experienced a decline in revenue due to a COVID-19 alert level increase to level 2 or higher. If your business or organisation is facing a reduction in revenue to an alert level increase, you may be eligible for the RSP.
The business must have experienced a 30% drop in revenue or a 30% decline in capital-raising ability over a 7 day period, due to the increased COVID-19 alert level.
To find out more about eligibility and how to apply, click here