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News 1st of September 2020 By Dries Torreele and Anneleen Wydooghe

What Coronavirus Support Measures Will Remain Valid as of September?

What Coronavirus Support Measures Will Remain Valid as of September?

Crisis bridging right

Restart benefit

Delayed social contributions

Temporary unemployment

Heavily affected companies and sectors

  • +In the second quarter of 2020, you made use of the temporary unemployment scheme due to coronavirus force majeure, for at least 20 percent of the total number of days worked (social security declaration), or:
  • +Your sector is recognised as being heavily affected. 

Other companies and sectors:

  • +Complete suspension: a maximum of eight consecutive weeks of temporary unemployment, followed by a mandatory working week.
  • +Partial suspension (fewer than three days a week or less than one working week out of every two): a maximum of 18 consecutive weeks of temporary unemployment, followed by a mandatory working week
  • +Complete suspension: a maximum of 24 weeks of temporary unemployment.- Partial suspension: a maximum of 34 weeks of temporary unemployment.

Flemish protection mechanism

Temporary COVID-19 parental leave for the self-employed

Tax measures

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Dries Torreele
Dries Torreele
Anneleen Wydooghe
Anneleen Wydooghe