Temporary subsidy fireworks ban COVID-19 (TSVC-19) for retail - 2 (2021/2022)

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Do you sell fireworks? As a result of the ban on fireworks for the turn of the year 2021-2022 as a retailer you could not sell year-end fireworks. You can apply for a reimbursement for the preparation for and the cancelling of year-end fireworks sales.

What is the Temporary subsidy fireworks ban COVID-19 (TSVC-19)?

The Temporary subsidy fireworks ban COVID-19 (TSVC-19) for retail - 2 (2021/2022) is meant to reimburse costs incurred for among others:

  • advertising material
  • informing your customers
  • cancelling your customer’s orders
  • cancelling your orders with fireworks companies
  • preparing your store for the safe sale of fireworks

You may be eligible for a fixed amount plus 6% of your turnover in 2019. You can apply for at most €4,500 per sales location (no more than 5 locations).

Who can apply?

You can apply for this reimbursement if:

  • you are registered with the Chamber of Commerce (KVK) as a retailer
  • you sold fireworks in 2019
  • you have 1 or more sales locations for year-end fireworks in the Netherlands
  • you can prove that you made preparations for the sale of fireworks for the turn of the year 2021/2022

You can apply only once for this scheme.

How to apply?

The Temporary subsidy fireworks ban COVID-19 (TSVC-19) for retail -2 (2021/2022) (in Dutch) is closed. You can no longer apply. You could apply from 1 March 2022, until 31 March 2022, 17:00 hours at Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO).

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