Sarah Courtney, Acting Minister of Small Business
The Tasmanian Liberal government is a strong supporter of business and recognizes that business is the engine room of our state’s economy and the backbone of regional communities.
We remind small businesses in Tasmania that tomorrow is the last day for businesses to complete and submit their COVID-19 Micro and Small Business – Border Closure Critical Support Grant Tas applications.
So far, over $ 27 million has been distributed to over 1,600 companies since we increased the grant package to $ 50 million. The unprecedented $ 70 million package also includes $ 20 million in financial relief for qualifying businesses through exemptions from fees and charges such as payroll taxes, vehicle registration fees and taxes. accreditation for the transport of passengers, and license fees payable to Parks & Wildlife.
There are no bigger supporters of Tasmanian business than the liberal Tasmanian and Commonwealth governments, and these supercharged grants follow the unprecedented $ 130 million package provided to Tasmanian businesses at the height of the pandemic .
Applications close tomorrow, October 8, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. and full program details are available at: www.business.tas.gov.au.
There will be another opening in November and on top of that, the COVID-19 Financial Guidance and Guidance Program for Small Businesses opened at the end of last month and provides grants to eligible businesses to access services. specialist finance and business support.