Third COVID-19 Wage Subsidy payment opens

17 September 2021.

Applications are now open for the third COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 #3, close at 11.59pm, on Thursday 30 September 2021.

Eligible businesses and self-employed people can apply for a two-week lump-sum payment at the rate of $600 a week for each full-time employee and $359 a week for each part-time employee.

To be eligible, businesses need to have had (or predict) a minimum 40% decline in revenue in the 14 days between 14 – 27 September 2021.

Find out more about the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 #3

Businesses can also apply for the Inland Revenue Resurgence Support Payment to help with fixed costs.

It’s available to eligible businesses at the same time as the Wage Subsidy.

Resurgence Support Payment and earlier COVID-19 Wage Subsidy payments aren’t included in your revenue for the revenue decline test.

Resurgence Support Payment - Inland Revenue