VLN: Reimbursement fixed costs night closure, among others

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Do you suffer a turnover loss of at least 50% in the 4th quarter of 2021? For instance due to the mandatory closure of your establishment between 00:00 and 06:00 hours. You may be eligible for the Reimbursement fixed costs for night closure, among others (subsidie Vaste Lasten voor onder andere Nachtsluiting, VLN).

The VLN is not just for entrepreneurs in the hospitality sector. It is also for other entrepreneurs who suffer a turnover loss of at least 50%. You do need to meet all the requirements for the reimbursement.

Who can apply?

  • You suffer a turnover loss of at least 50% in the 4th quarter of 2021 as compared to the 4th quarter of 2019.
  • You have received the Reimbursement for fixed costs (TVL) for the 2nd and 3rd quarter of 2021.

Read about all requirements for the reimbursement scheme VLN (in Dutch) on the website of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO).

How to apply?

You can apply for the VLN to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency. Depending on the European Commission’s permission, you can apply in the 2nd half of November.

If you want to be informed when more information becomes available, you can submit your email address to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) (in Dutch).

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