COVID-19 2 Week Resurgence Wage Subsidy



The government has recently announced a new payment available for those financially impacted by the resurgence of COVID-19 and changes to COVID Alert Levels.


What is the criteria for the 2 Week Resurgence Wage Subsidy?

New Zealand employers must have, or expect to have, a revenue drop of at least 40% because of COVID-19, for a 14 day period between 12 August to 10 September, compared to the same or similar period last year.


When can I submit my application for the 2 Week Resurgence Wage Subsidy?

Applications can be made from 1pm on 21 August 2020 to 11.59pm on 3 September 2020.


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