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Factsheet for measure NL-2021-40/2240 – measures in Netherlands
|Country||Netherlands , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 01 October 2021 – 31 March 2022|
|Type||Other initiatives or policies|
Supporting businesses to stay afloat
– Direct subsidies (full or partial)
|Author||Thomas de Winter (Panteia) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||11 May 2022 (updated 22 June 2022)|
On 11 March 2022, the Government announced that there would be a separate TVL for starting entrepreneurs. It concerned starting entrepreneurs who registered their enterprise with the Chamber of Commerce after 30 June 2020 and before 1 October 2021. With this measure, the government aimed to meet recent starting entrepreneurs who have had an exceptionally hard time without support and with extra confinement measures in winter 2021-2022.
The TVL start-up facility is opened simultaneously for two quarters: the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2021 and the first quarter (Q1) of 2022. A number of conditions of the TVL start-up scheme are the same as those of TVL Q4 2021 and TVL Q1 2022. For example, the turnover loss threshold, the subsidy percentage and the minimum subsidy amount. The maximum subsidy amount is set at €100,000 per quarter.
The subsidy is based on loss of turnover, the percentage of fixed costs associated with the SBI code of the main activity and the subsidy rate of 100%. The loss of turnover in Q4 2021 had to be 20% or higher, compared to Q3 2021. The loss of turnover in Q1 2022 had to be 30% or higher, compared to Q3 2021.
No information available.
|Does not apply to workers||
|Does not apply to citizens|
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
Eurofound (2022), Contribution to fixed costs for new entrepreneurs (Q4 2021 and Q1 2022), measure NL-2021-40/2240 (measures in Netherlands), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/NL-2021-40_2240.html
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