1. measure — Contribution to the staff member's wage costs in compulsory closure

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

Who can apply:

Employers or self-employed persons must first assess whether they are among those obliged to close downtheir operations .

What conditions must the employer or self-employed

  • the establishment of the company or the start of the operation of the business had to be no later than 01.02.2021
  • employment of at least one staff member
  • employer or self-employed person pays compensation to his employees in the amount of at least 80% of their averageearnings, but at least in the amount of the minimum wage
  • the employer or self-employed person may not terminate the employment relationship with the employee by termination or agreement one or two months after the month for which he/she is in
  • 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 the contribution can be claimed (conditions must be met cumulatively)

  • employees recruited by the employer or self-employed person no later than 01.02.2021
  • to employees who do not receive social security benefits (PN, CZECH Republic)
  • employees who are in the main employment relationship, i.e. not on the agreements
  • to employees who are not on notice
  • employees on whom the employer or self-employed does not receive any other allowance for

To what extent can the contribution be

80 % of the total cost of the employee's work, up to a maximum of EUR 1100.

The allowance shall be granted only for the time taken by the employee to draw obstacles on the part of the employer. (Not for the hours that the employee was on PN, OOC, took leave, etc.)

Method and date of submission of the application or statement

  • By electronic submission via the slovensko.sk
  • For the month of November and December 2020, a subsidy may be claimed until the end of February 2021, otherwise until the end of the calendar month following that in which the staff member's salary was paid.

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.

Assistance with filling in the application for employment allowance

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 or not you are compulsorily closed down,
  • 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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