The government’s central resource for COVID-19 business information with updates about COVID-19 and guidance to help businesses. Here’s where you’ll find information about:
• latest news and updates
• wage subsidies and employment
• tax, ACC and cash flow
• health and safety
• landlords and tenants
• mental health and wellbeing
• working from home.
Please refer to the Ministry of Health for health-related information and COVID19.govt.nz for all other information from government.
COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) (external link) — Ministry of Health
Unite against COVID-19 (external link) — COVID19.govt.nz
The most recent annoucements from government about COVID-19 and how it may affect your business.
Information about the wage subsidy scheme. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.
Government guidance and advice for employers affected by COVID-19.
Government guidance on essential services and information on where to ask for help.
Information on the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme and payment holidays for businesses and home owners affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19.
Learn about keeping yourself and your staff safe and healthy.
If you’re a landlord or tenant of a rental property affected by COVID-19, Tenancy Services has guidance. This includes info on tenancy terminations and the freeze on rent increases.
Government support and advice for exporting and importing businesses affected by COVID-19.
If you’re having difficulties meeting your tax obligations due to COVID-19, Inland Revenue has support to help.
If you’re a childcare centre, work in education or are the parent, caregiver and whānau of learners, Ministry of Education has guidance.
Learn about how you can protect your business data and avoid cyber scams while you work from home during COVID-19. CERT NZ has guidance to help you work safely and securely.
If you are concerned about meeting your ACC levy obligations because of COVID-19, ACC has information to help.
This article is in association with Treasury, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand Customs, Inland Revenue, ACC, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, New Zealand Bankers Association, Immigration New Zealand, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Consumer Protection, Tourism New Zealand, Employment New Zealand, Office of the Privacy Commissioner, Ministry of Social Development, Ministry of Health, WorkSafe New Zealand, Tenancy Services, Ministry of Education, Department of Internal Affairs, CERT NZ and New Zealand Business Number.