Aid to associations managing a tourism infrastructure – Participation in remuneration costs (full-time equivalent calculation)

Last update 05.08.2020

Within the framework of the support measures package "Restart Tourism. Stabiliséieren. Adaptéieren. Promouvéieren", whose objective is to restart the tourism sector, the General Directorate for Tourism has implemented a series of new measures with the aim to support non-profit associations promoting tourism, namely by contributing to their remuneration costs.

Who is concerned

Associations concerned

This measure concerns each non-profit association established in Luxembourg that:

  • is promoting tourism; and
  • is managing a tourism infrastructure in a professional manner.

Prerequisites

The non-profit association:

  • is required to manage the following in a professional manner:
    • a tourist accommodation establishment; or
    • a tourist site; or
    • a tourist offer; and
  • already operated the infrastructure for which it is applying for the subsidy before 15 March 2020 and is operating it during the month for which the subsidy is applied for; and
  • must be affiliated as an employer to the Joint Social Security Centre (Centre commun de la sécurité sociale - CCSS).

Eligible expenses

The expenses eligible for a contribution to remuneration costs shall be those relating to the management of:

  • a tourist accommodation establishment (youth hostel, guesthouse, campsite);
  • a tourist site (e.g. castle, swimming pool, adventure park, museum, etc.);
  • a tourist offer (e.g. tourist train, bicycle hire, reception desk, etc.).

Deadlines

Applications for a contribution to remuneration costs must be submitted by:

  • 15 September 2020 at the latest for applications regarding the months of June, July and August 2020;
  • 31 October 2020 at the latest for applications regarding the month of September 2020;
  • 30 November 2020 at the latest for applications regarding the month of October 2020;
  • 15 December 2020 at the latest for applications regarding the month of November 2020.

How to proceed

Filing an application

The application file, completed, dated and signed by a person authorised to commit the association as well as all supporting documents, must be submitted to the General Directorate for Tourism at the Ministry of the Economy:

  • by post to the following address:

Ministère de l’Économie – Direction générale du Tourisme
B.P. 86
L-2937

Supporting documents

The application for a contribution to remuneration costs must include:

  • a certificate of affiliation to the CCSS for each of the employees in active employment during the month for which the subsidy is requested;
  • a record of the association's staff in active employment during the month for which the subsidy is requested and the occupancy rate for the month for which the request is made;
  • a document detailing the monthly staff costs.

Additional documents to be provided with the first application

The first application for the contribution to remuneration costs must include:

  • the articles of association of the non-profit association as filed with the Trade and Companies Register (RCS);
  • the statement of subsidies received from other ministries as well as copies of agreements with other ministries;
  • the 2019 balance sheet and profit and loss account as voted at the last general meeting;
  • the projected budget for 2020 as voted at the last general meeting and the corrected projected budget as at 31 July 2020.

Amount of subsidy

A subsidy of EUR 1,250 per active FTE (full-time equivalent) can be requested for the months of June, July, August, September, October and November (6 months).

The subsidy can be up to a maximum amount of:

  • EUR 10,000 per month for non-profit associations employing less than 10 employees;
  • EUR 50,000 per month for non-profit associations employing up to 50 employees;
  • EUR 100,000 per month for non-profit associations with more than 50 employees.

Voluntary work is not taken into account.

The following is also not taken into account for the calculation of the subsidy:

  • FTEs engaged in the framework of an employment reintegration measure;
  • FTEs on short-time working;
  • students hired by the association.

The following aid may be deducted from the subsidy:

  • special state aid "COVID 19" received from other ministries; and
  • aid granted by agreement by the Ministry of the Economy or other ministries in respect of staff costs.

The contribution to remuneration costs may be combined with the contribution to operating costs.

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Demande d'une participation aux frais de rémunération dans le cadre de la gestion d’une infrastructure touristique

Les informations qui vous concernent recueillies sur ce formulaire font l’objet d’un traitement par l’administration concernée afin de mener à bien votre demande.

Ces informations sont conservées pour la durée nécessaire par l’administration à la réalisation de la finalité du traitement

Les destinataires de vos données sont les administrations compétentes dans le cadre du traitement de votre demande. Veuillez-vous adresser à l’administration concernée par votre demande pour connaître les destinataires des données figurant sur ce formulaire. Conformément au règlement (UE) 2016/679 relatif à la protection des personnes physiques à l'égard du traitement des données à caractère personnel et à la libre circulation de ces données, vous bénéficiez d’un droit d’accès, de rectification et le cas échéant d’effacement des informations vous concernant. Vous disposez également du droit de retirer votre consentement à tout moment.

En outre et excepté le cas où le traitement de vos données présente un caractère obligatoire, vous pouvez, pour des motifs légitimes, vous y opposer.

Si vous souhaitez exercer ces droits et/ou obtenir communication de vos informations, veuillez-vous adresser à l’administration concernée suivant les coordonnées indiquées dans le formulaire. Vous avez également la possibilité d’introduire une réclamation auprès de la Commission nationale pour la protection des données ayant son siège à 15, boulevard du Jazz L-4370 Belvaux.

En poursuivant votre démarche, vous acceptez que vos données personnelles soient traitées dans le cadre de votre demande.

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Non-profit organisation - Application for financial aid for labour costs in relation with the management of a tourism infrastructure

To complete your application, the information about you collected from this form needs to be processed by the public administration concerned.

That information is kept by the administration in question for as long as it is required to achieve the purpose of the processing operation(s).

Your data will be shared with other public administrations that are necessary for the processing of your application. For details on which departments will have access to the data on this form, please contact the public administration you are filing your application with.

Under the terms of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, you have the right to access, rectify or, where applicable, remove any information relating to you. You are also entitled to withdraw your consent at any time.

Additionally, unless the processing of your personal data is compulsory, you may, with legitimate reasons, oppose the processing of such data.

If you wish to exercise these rights and/or obtain a record of the information held about you, please contact the administration in question using the contact details provided on the form. You are also entitled to file a claim with the National Commission for Data Protection (Commission nationale pour la protection des données), headquartered at 15, boulevard du Jazz L-4370 Belvaux.

By submitting your application, you agree that your personal data may be processed as part of the application process.

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Vereinigung ohne Gewinnzweck - Antrag auf Beteiligung an den Vergütungskosten im Rahmen der Verwaltung einer touristischen Infrastruktur

To complete your application, the information about you collected from this form needs to be processed by the public administration concerned.

That information is kept by the administration in question for as long as it is required to achieve the purpose of the processing operation(s).

Your data will be shared with other public administrations that are necessary for the processing of your application. For details on which departments will have access to the data on this form, please contact the public administration you are filing your application with.

Under the terms of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, you have the right to access, rectify or, where applicable, remove any information relating to you. You are also entitled to withdraw your consent at any time.

Additionally, unless the processing of your personal data is compulsory, you may, with legitimate reasons, oppose the processing of such data.

If you wish to exercise these rights and/or obtain a record of the information held about you, please contact the administration in question using the contact details provided on the form. You are also entitled to file a claim with the National Commission for Data Protection (Commission nationale pour la protection des données), headquartered at 15, boulevard du Jazz L-4370 Belvaux.

By submitting your application, you agree that your personal data may be processed as part of the application process.

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