Small Business Assistance Scheme for Covid (SBASC)

The Small Business Assistance Scheme for COVID19 (SBASC), was introduced to help businesses not eligible for CRSS, the Tourism Business Continuity Scheme or other direct sectoral grant schemes, to provide grant aid to assist with fixed costs.

Eligibility for the SBASC for Q2 2021 applications has been broadened in two ways. Where businesses have a minimum turnover of €50,000, they can benefit from a €4,000 grant. This now includes businesses in nonrated premises, thereby benefitting self-employed people working from home, who meet all other eligibility criteria.

It also provides for a grant of €1,000 for businesses with a minimum turnover of €20,000 and a maximum turnover of €49,999, with all other SBASC eligibility criteria applying.

Interested businesses should contact their local authority.

Eligibility for the SBASC for Q2 2021 applications has been broadened in two ways. Where businesses have a minimum turnover of €50,000, they can benefit from a €4,000 grant. This now includes businesses in nonrated premises, thereby benefitting self-employed people working from home, who meet all other eligibility criteria.

It also provides for a grant of €1,000 for businesses with a minimum turnover of €20,000 and a maximum turnover of €49,999, with all other SBASC eligibility criteria applying.

Interested businesses should contact their local authority.