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Can you get closure compensation if the sports hall has been operating with limited number of customers, but the café in the sports hall has been closed and as a result all events and gatherings have been cancelled?

Closure compensation may be granted to a company whose premises have been closed as a result of an order issued by law or by a law authority. Closure compensation may be granted for the part of the company’s closed business (café business), even if the company’s activities have not been ordered to close in their..

Infowebinar: Third round of business cost support and closure compensation

Suomen Yrittäjät, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment and the State Treasury will organize a webinar for entrepreneurs, open for all and free of charge, on the third round of business cost support and closure compensation. The business cost support is open for applications from 27 April to 23 June 2021. Sole entrepreneurs, small..
Infowebinar: Third round of business cost support and closure compensation

Are tax liabilities an obstacle to receiving compensation?

The obstacles to receiving the closure compensation comply with the provisions of the Cost Support Act. A tax liability entered in the tax debt register or a tax liability in enforcement are also an obstacle to receiving the closure compensation. On the other hand, a tax liability that is not entered in the tax debt..

Will private fitness centres receive compensation since the partial closure began?

No, they can’t. The closure compensation can only be granted after the Regional State Administrative Agency has ordered the complete closure of the fitness centres. If the fitness centre has been kept open for a limited number of customers (up to 10 persons), the right to closure compensation is not available for this period. However,..

Statistics: Business cost support

The previous day’s information is updated in the report below every weekday. The report indicates the date of the last update. The report provides information on the number of applications, the processing situation and the decisions made. More information on the statistics can be found behind the (…) button at top right corner. You can also..

Do entrepreneurs have to report in some way what they have spent the support on?

Since the cost support is based on the costs already incurred by the application for cost support, entrepreneurs do not, in principle, have to report retrospectively what they have used the support for. However, the State Treasury has the right to verify retrospectively the accuracy of the expenses reported by the entrepreneur.

Where can I get help filling out my application?

In the third round of cost support, the State Treasury cooperates with the municipal business advisory network. This means that you can ask for help with all the situations related to your cost support application from your municipality’s business advisor. You can find a business advisor in your area by using the contact list of..

Applying for cost support from the State Treasury has began

The application for cost support started at the State Treasury today, 27 April at 9 am. The application period continues until 23 June 2021. You do not have to apply for a cost support as soon as the application opens. The support is provided for by law, so all companies that meet the conditions for..
Applying for cost support from the State Treasury has began

Business cost support: Sectors (3rd round of applications)

Companies can apply to the State Treasury for temporary cost support between 27 April and 23 June 2021. All businesses as well as foundations and associations with business activities can apply for cost support. Cost support may be granted to companies whose main sector is within the scope of the support. These sectors eligible for..