New Zealand employers who have had, or expect to have, a revenue drop of at least 40% because of COVID-19, for a 14 day period between 12 August to 10 September 2020, compared to a similar period in 2019, can get it.
The subsidy is so businesses can keep paying their employees employees and acknowledges the impact on businesses of the change in COVID-19 Alert Levels.
Criteria you need to meet
You must be an eligible employer
You business must be in NZ
Your employees must be legally working in NZ
You must have a 40% decline in revenues over 2 weeks
You must mitigate the financial impact
you must retail the employees you're applying for
You can't get the Resurgence Wage Subsidy for an employee if you'll still be getting a COVID-19 payment for them on 3 September 2020.