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Press release: Cost support can be applied for from the State Treasury for another three weeks

Cost support application service has been open for a month. The State Treasury has paid approximately 60 million euros in cost support to date.

Cost support is meant for companies, whose business turnover has fallen due to corona and who have fixed costs that are difficult to adjust.

Apply for cost support by 31.8.2020

There is still three weeks left to apply for cost support, until Monday 31.8.2020. We hope all applicants who meet the statutory criteria apply for cost support by the deadline.

After August, no cost support can be applied for. The State Treasury is not aware of any new cost support initiatives.

Cost support has been applied for moderately

After the first month, 1 866 companies have received cost support. The average payment amount per company is a little under 30 000 euros.

The highest number of applications have come from the following industries: Land transport and transport via pipelines, catering and retail trade.

Up-to-date information on the number of cost support applications and the decisions made can be found on the statistics on cost support page. Statistics are updated every weekday.

Cost support can be applied electronically

Instructions for applying for cost support can be found on our website.

Our customer service helps via phone and chat. The cost support telephone service is available on weekdays from 9 am to 3 pm on 0295 50 3050.


Jyri Tapper, Head of Division, tel. +358 295 502 950
Tuomo Yliluoma, Service Manager, tel. +358 295 503 349

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