If you are self-employed and “have experienced a minimum 30% decline in actual or predicted revenue over the period of a month when compared with the same month last year, and that decline is related to COVID-19,” then you may be eligible for the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy.
You also must:
Be legally working in New Zealand, and
Have taken active steps to mitigate the impact of COVID-19
Self Employed Application Link: (you will be asked for a NZBN number if you do not have one you can leave this blank)
How much will you get?
$585.80 for people working 20 hours or more per week
$350.00 for people working less than 20 hours per week
The subsidy covers 12 weeks. Beneficiaries of this subsidy will receive it as a single lump sum payment
Declaration – COVID-19 Wage Subsidy
Ensure to read and understand the declaration before you apply.