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Corona support for entrepreneurs

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Netherlands Chamber of Commerce, KVK | Netherlands Enterprise Agency RVO | Tax and Customs Administration, Belastingdienst

Corona support measures are still in place for sectors that are affected by the corona crisis. For example, because their business had to close their doors. This page lists the support schemes that are still available.

TVL for starters

Businesses that started between 30 June 2020 and 30 September 2021 are able to apply for support under the TVL for starters scheme.

The 'regular' TVL for fixed costs closed on 31 March 2022. You can no longer apply for it.

Subsidy schemes for cancelled events

There are subsidy schemes for events that were cancelled due to corona. You can apply for compensation for costs incurred.

The earlier TRSEC subsidy for events cancelled due to corona measures has been closed. If you were not eligible for the TRSEC scheme, you may be eligible for ATE. Read more about the ATE subsidy for events cancelled due to corona measures.

The Event Guarantee Subsidy scheme 2022 (SEG) is a comabination of the TRSEC and ATE scheme. It is not yet known when application for this scheme will open.

Bbz

The TOZO financial measure for self-employed professionals ended per 1 october 2021. As an alternative, the Decree on Social Assistance to the Self-Employed, Bbz (Besluit bijstandverlening zelfstandigen) is available. The Bbz is available at your municipality. Read more about Bbz.

Retaining long-term sick care workers (Blzz)

Are you a healthcare provider and you have employees who became ill for a long period during the corona pandemic due to COVID-19 (long COVID)? You can apply for the subsidy scheme Retaining long-term sick care workers (Behoud langdurig zieke zorgwerknemers, Blzz). Applications close on 31 July 2022.

Repaying corona support and paying taxes

Did you make use of the NOW, TVL, Tozo, or TONK scheme and do you need to repay some of the received support? Read more about whether or not you have to repay corona support.

The special tax payment extension with the Tax Administration ended on 31 March 2022. You will have to pay your taxes on time again. You have to start repaying the money you were granted the special extension for on 1 October 2022. You have 60 months to do so. Or you can come to a payment settlement with the Tax Administration.

Credits and loans

The government has made extra money available for existing and new credit schemes. For more information, or to apply, click the link to the specific scheme:

Voucher funds for travel agencies

Do you not have enough money to pay customers who want to exchange their travel voucher for money? Then you can make use of the voucher funds provided by the foundation Stichting Garantiefonds Reisgelden (SGR). The scheme only applies to providers of package holidays. Read how to apply for voucher funds on the SGR website (in Dutch).

This information is provided by

Netherlands Chamber of Commerce, KVK
Netherlands Enterprise Agency RVO
Tax and Customs Administration, Belastingdienst
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