by Veerle Cool
This week, the Flemish Government decided to extend the duration of the corona nuisance premium for entrepreneurs who have been obliged to keep their business closed for a while longer. An additional compensation premium will also be paid to entrepreneurs who have suffered a large loss of turnover.
The Flemish Government has decided that the term of the corona nuisance premium will be extended for businesses that have been obliged to remain closed. This premium normally ended on 12 June.
This means that the daily premium of 160 euro per additional day of closure will continue to apply for this group of entrepreneurs. Concretely, the extension of the premium applies to:
The premium shall be granted until the Security Council decides that they can reopen their physical locations.
In addition to the compensation premium of 3,000 euro for a loss of turnover of at least 60% in the period from mid-March to the end of April, the Flemish Government is now also providing an additional corona compensation premium of 2,000 euro for businesses that are seeing the impact of the corona measures on their turnover continue.
Both businesses that were already eligible for the initial compensation premium and businesses that previously benefited from the nuisance premium are entitled to it. The condition is that there is a loss of turnover of at least 60% over a clearly defined period:
It is not yet possible to apply. The Flemish Agency for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) is currently working on the application procedure.
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