Under Alert Levels 2 and 3, all businesses and services are required to display the official NZ COVID Tracer QR code posters in a prominent place at or near the main entrances to each of their premises.
For more information on contact traciing, or on how to get a QR code for your business please see below.
- NZ COVID Tracer QR codes [MoH]
- COVID-19 Contact Tracing [COVID19.govt.nz]
- Get your QR code poster [COVID19.govt.nz]
The Business Industry Code for dental clinics is: Q853110
Or if you think your business requires a different code, this can be searched for here.
Government Financial Package
Wage subsidy schemes
Applications for the wage subsidy schemes have now closed. Information on the wage subsidy schemes can be found at employment.govt.nz
Small business cash flow loan scheme (SBCS)
Applications extended until the end of 2020.
One-off government loans are available for businesses and organisations impacted by COVID-19, including sole traders and the self-employed, to help with cash flow. Applications are now open until the end of 2020 and can be made through myIR. Detailed information can be found on the Inland Revenue website.
The SBCS is open to small to medium businesses with 50 or fewer full-time employee equivalents. This includes sole traders and self-employed businesses.
To get an indication of your eligibility, use the business.govt.nz SBCS eligibility tool. For a full list of detailed criteria, visit Inland Revenue.
More information and an overview of this scheme can be found at business.govt.nz
Information sourced from business.govt.nz
Banking institutions: relief package
Details will be released this week about a support packaged agreed by Government, Reserve Bank and retail banks providing significant temporary support for mortgage holders and a business finance guarantee scheme for impacted businesses. Details will be made available at covid19.govt.nz