COVID-19 Resurgence Support Payment

25 Aug 2021

The Resurgence Support Payment, this is a payment to help support viable and ongoing business or organisations due to a Covid-19 alert level increase to level 2 or higher.

To be eligible, your business must have experienced at least a 30% drop in revenue or a 30% decline in capital-raising ability over a 7-day period, due to an increase in Alert Levels.

You can receive $1,500 per business plus $400 per full-time employee (FTE), up to 50 FTE. Businesses can apply for both the Resurgence Support Payment and the Wage Subsidy Scheme provided they meet eligibility criteria. 

Applications for the Resurgence Support Payment will open at 8am on 24 August 2021. You need to apply for this payment through Inland Revenue. Click here.

If you need further clarity on any of these please contact the EMA Business Helpline on 0800 500 362, and for specific queries please call Advice Line on 0800 300 362.




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