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29 June 2020 / article

Q&A Second temporary aid scheme to maintain employment (NOW 2.0)

On 25 June 2020 the NOW 2.0 was published in the Staatscourant. On the basis of the NOW 2.0 employers with a loss of turnover of at least 20% may qualify for a subsidy (aid) up to 90% of the wage costs in the period from 1 June until and including 30 September 2020.

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Employers must continue to pay the employees’ salaries in full during the period they receive aid. The NOW 2.0 is accessible to both employers who have applied for NOW 1.0 and those who have not. Although the NOW 2.0 builds on the NOW 1.0, a number of elements have been added or modified in the NOW 2.0. In this Q&A the principal elements of the NOW 2.0 are discussed.

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