Applications for the Final Rounds of the Resurgence Support & Transition Payments for Businesses Close 13 January

December 18th 2021
Applications for the fourth, fifth, and sixth final Resurgence Support Payments, and the one-off Transition Payment, will close on 13 January 2022.

The Resurgence Support Payments and the Transition Payment are available if you can show a 30% drop in revenue as a result of COVID-19.

This support programme is available to self-employed people, sole traders, small businesses and companies with employees. There is more information available in the Inland Revenue website here.


An PDF with an overview about the Government's financial assistance is available here. Alongside details about the Resurgence Support Payments, in the document there are links to information about the Small Business Cash Flow Loan Scheme (which provides small business interest free government loans), the Short Term Absence Payment & Leave Support Scheme for people who are waiting for the results of a COVID test or self-isolating, and more.

For more information about the Resurgence Support Payments, a FAQ is available here.


Huge thanks to Entertainment Accounting for their help in preparing these resources.



Please note: These documents have been compiled by music industry bodies to provide guidance for those working in the music community. It is based on general information provided by Work and Income and the IRD, along with accounting advice, and is subject to change if the information provided by the government changes.





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