Last update 02.05.2022
As part of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of the Economy has set up the recovery aid. The aid has been extended for the months of March to June 2022 inclusive.
Eligible companies have the choice to apply for:
The 2 aids are mutually exclusive.
Applications are to be submitted to the General Directorate for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses, Department for Support to SMEs at the Ministry of the Economy using MyGuichet.lu.
With the creation of the recovery aid, the Luxembourg government intends to support:
Businesses intending to apply for the recovery aid must:
The turnover of the month relating to the application is compared to the same month in 2019, i.e.:
If the company did not exist in 2019, it must indicate the average monthly turnover of the activity up to the month of application, with a month-by-month breakdown.
If the loss in turnover is 40 % or more, tourist accommodation establishments can either apply for:
The 2 types of aid ('recovery aid' and 'aid for costs not covered') are mutually exclusive.
A comparison between the 2 types of aid can be made using 2 examples with figures:
The aid can be requested for the months of March to June 2022 inclusive. Applications must be submitted by 15 June 2022 inclusive.
Please note: applications relating to the month of June 2022 can be submitted without the profit and loss accounts and the staff roster concerning that month.
The application must be submitted together with:
The profit and loss accounts and the staff roster concerning the month of June 2022 must by submitted to the Minister by 15 September 2022 at the latest.
The application for recovery aid is to be submitted using the online assistant available on MyGuichet.lu. The application can also be submitted by filing an XML file using an XSD file (see the section 'Forms / Online services').
The person submitting the application must have a LuxTrust product (e.g. Token, Smartcard or Signing stick) or an electronic identity card (eID).
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Two scenarios are possible:
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The application for recovery aid must include:
The company receives per employee and active self-employed person concerned:
The amount is capped at:
The total amount of aid per month per single enterprise may not exceed EUR 100,000.
Recovery aid cannot be cumulated with aid for costs not covered.