2nd measure — Contribution to self-employed persons in the loss of turnover

We provide you with an overview of basic information on the submission of applications for a financial contribution from the State in the case of a decrease in sales.

Who can apply:

What conditions does self-employed

  • the start of operation of the trade must have been no later than 01.02.2021
  • The self-employed had to be insured by 30.06.2020 and the insurance lasts after that date, or this obligation arose from 01.07.2020 or from 01.02.2021 or draws on so-called contribution holidays (self-employed persons, which arose in 2019 until the assessment of the creation of social insurance as of 01.07.2020 or as of 01.02.2021; Self-employed person, which was created in 2020 until the assessment of the creation of social insurance on 01.07.2021)
  • shall not have his trade cancelled or suspended
  • tax and levy obligations and no financial obligations payable to the Employment Office and no outstanding claims against employees are fulfilled
  • intact prohibition of illegal employment within 2 years prior to the application for
  • is not bankrupt, wound up or receivers

To whom can the contribution be claimed

Self-employed persons apply for the allowance themselves, not for the employees.

To what extent can the contribution be claimed

Decrease in sales Amount of contribution
from 20,00 % - 39,99 % 270 €
from 40,00 % - 59,99 % 450 €
from 60,00 % - 79,99 % 630 €
from 80,00 % or more 810 €

Determination of the decrease in sales

  • compares the revenue for the reporting month with that for the same month of 2019 (e.g. January 2021 with January 2019)
  • compares the full-year average for 2019 (i.e. 1/12 of revenues) withthe reporting month, if the gainful activity was carried out for the whole of 2019
  • compares the sales for February 2020 with the revenue for the reportingmonth , if the gainful activity was carried out only part of 2019 or only part of 2020 , but no later than 01.02.2020
  • compares september 2020 sales with revenues for the reportingmonth , if the gainful activity was carried out only part of 2019 or only part of 2020 , but no later than 02.09.2020
  • compares the sales for December 2020 with that for the month in whichthegainful activity started after 02.09.2020

* The applicant can choose for himself which alternative to calculating the decrease in revenues. You can change the choice of how revenue decreases are calculated within each month.

** The applicant, who has more than one establishment, compares sales within one ID number.

Self-employed and employment

A self-employed person applying for an allowance may also have an employment relationship. The amount of net income from this employment shall be deducted from the amount of the contribution corresponding to the corresponding decrease in turnover.

What documents to fill in

For the month of November and December 2020, a subsidy may be claimed until the end of February 2021, otherwise within two calendar months following the calendar month for which the contribution is claimed.

How to file documents


On the website We help people in the middle of the pageyou will find a search of your village, which will generate an e-mail to which you will send the request. In the subject line of the e-mail you will indicate: Measure No.2 - name of the applicant - Company Number


Only exceptionally


Go to the Slovensko.sk website - see how to apply online


Only exceptionally

To which office to file documents

To the address of the employment office in whose territorial area self-employed self-employed activity is carried out.

When will the contribution be granted

Without delay on the basis of the Agreement on the granting of a financial contribution or after the transmission of the statement for the month in question.

Aid for completing an application for a contribution in the case of a fall in turnover

Do you want to avoid negative consequences when applying for a financial contribution that has been wrongly filled in? We will be happy to help you with its correct completion.

At a price of 49 euros you
  • We'll check if you're eligible for the allowance.
  • what contribution and how much you are entitled to;
  • whether you are a firm in difficulty as of 31.12.2019 ,
  • how to determine the decrease in sales,
  • we complete the application for a contribution, and
  • we fill in the attachment to the application (statement).
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Ing. Ján Svočák
Author of the article
Managing director of the company, tax advisor and entrepreneur in the field of business consulting and administrative services for small and medium-sized companies. He graduated from the University of Economics in Bratislava and has been involved in consulting, taxation and accounting since 2007. He speaks fluent English.
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