COVID-19 Wage Subsidy March 2021

To qualify for the March 2021 subsidy, your business needs to experience a 40% decline in revenue over a consecutive 14-day period between 28 February and 21 March, compared to a typical 14-day period between 4 January and 14 February 2021 (6 weeks before the change in Alert Levels). This is available to businesses throughout New Zealand.

(Extract of overview below is from business.govt)

Application for wage subsidy:

Wage Subsidy Payment rates:

The Wage Subsidy March 2021 will be paid for 2 weeks at the rate of:

You can’t get a Wage Subsidy for an employee for the period they're covered by a Leave Support Scheme or Short-Term Absence Payment.


I’m unsure if I will be eligible, what should I do?


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