23 April 2020 – Provided one-off compensation for entrepreneurs in the Caribbean Netherlands

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Business support
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Dutch Government has announced a one-off compensation scheme for entrepreneurs operating in the Caribbean Netherlands, who are affected by the COVID-19 measures.

Entrepreneurs on the islands of Bonaire, Saba or Sint Eustatius, can recieve a one-off payment of $4400 if they expect to lose at least $4400 in sales (for the period 13 March to 12 June 2020), and have at least $4400 in fixed expenses during the same period.

Fixed expenses include, for example, costs for commercial premises, insurance and financing, but do not include taxes, employer contributions and wage costs.
Full details here: https://www.rijksdienstcn.com/covid-19/nieuws/2020/april/23/ook-vanuit-ezk-tegemoetkoming-ondernemers-caribisch-nederland