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A Second Round of Resurgence Support Payments (Updated on 10 Sep 2021)

A second Round of Resurgence Support Payments has been announced today, 10 September 2021

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) Second Round

  • Applications will open for a second round of the Resurgence Support Payment at 8 am next Friday, 17 September on Inland Revenue's website.

  • Businesses and organisations can apply for the second payment even if they have received the first payment. 

  • Applications for both payments will remain open until 1 month after the whole of Aotearoa New Zealand returns to Alert Level 1. 

  • You will need to show a 30% or more drop in revenue in a 7-day period from 8 September until immediately before all of NZ returns to Alert Level 1, compared to a typical 7-day period in the 6 weeks before 17 August. 

  • The payment will stay as $1,500 plus $400 per full-time equivalent (FTE) employee up to a maximum of 50 FTEs, or four times the actual revenue decline experienced by the applicant, whichever is less. 

Remember:  The eligibility criteria also changed for newer businesses on 9 September 2021, when those who had been in business for at least one month before the alert level increase can now apply.

If you need any help please feel free to contact us.

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