Details of Enterprise Support Grant for Self Employed Revealed

Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald sent the attached grant information for the benefit of constituents and anyone who wishes to avail of it.

Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald sent details regarding the new €1,000 grant to assist eligible, self-employed recipients who closed their COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment of €350 on or after May 18th 2020.

Are You in the Categories Below

The grant will be awarded to self-employed people in the following categories: People who are tax and PRSI compliant; Are not liable for commercial rates; Have been in receipt of the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment and have closed their claim on or after May 18th. 2020; Have reopened their business which was closed due to the pandemic; Employ less than 10 people; Have an annual turnover of less than €1 million, Are not eligible for COVID-19 Business Restart Grant or similar COVID-19 business re-start grants from other government departments;

Can produce VAT receipts/invoices in respect of business re-start costs and expenses claimed, if requested to do so by the department.

For more information of the self employed Enterprise Support Grant just click on the image here.

Rates of Pay

Funding will be awarded for eligible costs up to a maximum of €1,000 and grants will be awarded on costs related to reopening your business, including: Safety measures; Business advice or mentoring; Repairs; Fuel and Wages.

Normal business costs are not generally included.