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Antivirus A, A Plus - forced limitations to service operation and quarantine



Validity

The period of eligibility of expenditure is extended until December 31st, 2020.

The Antivirus program and the anti-epidemic system (PES in Czech)

On the website of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, you will find an overview that will tell you which companies can apply for the Antivirus program at various levels of the anti-epidemic system (PES in Czech).

1) Antivirus A:

Who is the aid intended for:

This is compensation for costs for employers whose employees have been quarantined or have had to partially or completely reduce their services.

Purpose/conditions for drawing subsidies:

Closure or restriction of operation as a result of crisis measures or extraordinary measures issued by the government, the Ministry of Health or the regional hygienic station. The employee could not perform work due to the quarantine order according to the relevant legal regulations. 

The maximum amount of support: 80% of the paid salary (incl. Contributions), the maximum monthly amount of the contribution per employee is CZK 39,000. 

Applicable period: March 12th, 2020 - February 28th, 2021 

Receipt of applications: April 6th, 2020 - February 28th, 2021 

Methods of applying: Data boxes, an e-mail with a recognized electronic signature. If the applicant does not have data boxes set up or does not have a recognized electronic signature, he may authorize a third party who meets these conditions for administration remotely to act against UP ČR (sending the application, signing the agreement, translating the bill). In this case, it is necessary to send this power of attorney together with the application. All operations are performed remotely via a web application, data boxes, or e-mail with a recognized electronic signature. No other way of applying will be allowed. 

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2) Antivirus A Plus:

 

Who is the aid intended for: Applies only to employers whose operations have been forced to shut down (or significantly restricted) by government crisis measures or extraordinary measures of the Ministry of Health or public health authorities (regional hygienic stations). Does not apply to ordered quarantines/isolations. Mode A continues to apply to them.

Purpose/conditions for drawing: The allowance is provided only for the period when such obstacles at work persisted, i.e. only to the extent that the activity was restricted or prohibited by restrictive measures. 

The maximum amount of aid: 100% of the wage compensation paid and the levies paid from it, which the employer paid to the employee for the duration of the obstacles at work. The maximum monthly amount of the contribution per employee is CZK 50,000. 

Applicable period:  October 1st, 2020 -  February 28th, 2021 

Receipt of applications: 

Methods of applying: Data boxes, an e-mail with a recognized electronic signature. If the applicant does not have data boxes set up or does not have a recognized electronic signature, he may authorize a third party who meets these conditions for administration remotely to act against UP ČR (sending the application, signing the agreement, translating the bill). In this case, it is necessary to send this power of attorney together with the application. All operations are performed remotely via a web application, data boxes, or e-mail with a recognized electronic signature. No other way of applying will be allowed. 

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