The 1st call under the program was published on April 1, 2021. The program intends to cover part of the uncovered fixed costs and thus help entrepreneurs who are at a loss due to the coronavirus pandemic. The support is for companies regardless of the specific sector, form of ownership or number of employees. Alongside with the new COVID - 2021 will replace existing programs. In addition to these two compensations, the Antivirus wage compensation and the compensation bonus fro Self-employed will continue.
Purpose / conditions: The condition for obtaining support in the COVID program - Uncovered costs will be a decrease in the company's turnover in January and February 2021 compared to the same period of 2019 by at least 50% and proof of accounting loss. Subsidies already provided (e.g. Antivirus) will be deducted from this loss. The applicant chooses the period 1 January 2019 - 31 March 2019, or 1 January 2020 - 31 March 2020 as the comparison period. The program will help cover part of the costs / expenses that are not covered by yield/income.
Maximum amount/support: the limit per applicant is 40 million CZK.
Decisive period: 1 January - 31 March 2021
Receipt of application: from 9 am 19 April 2021 until 19 July 2021
Method of submission: Through the information system accessible from the AIS MIT Portal. Pay attention! Before working on the portal, it is necessary to establish an active identity of a physical person (account), the so-called eIdentity. Applications can be submitted, modified and evaluated, but the release of grant funds will be possible only after the notification of the Program by the European Commission, which is still ongoing. All necessary confirmations and forms are prepared for the applicant in the information system.
Before applying please go through the information and guidelines on the MIT websites.
COVID - Uncovered costs works as an alternative to the COVID - 2021 program. Thus companies can choose one of these two programs.