Turnover support

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Sole traders who have suffered a downturn in trade due to the corona virus can apply for turnover support. There is also a proposal for turnover support to be extended to cover partnerships and limited partnerships. You can read about this at the bottom of this page.

Read the check-list for help with the process for applying for support.

Check-list: How to apply for turnover-based support 

  • Anyone who operates as a sole trader and who has suffered a major downturn in trade due to the current corona pandemic can apply for turnover support.
  • Among the conditions for applying for support are that you must have had a turnover of at least SEK 200,000 during the previous year and you were entitled to unemployment benefit.
  • Application is via an e-service on the website of the National Board of Housing, Building and Planning. To log on to the e-service, you will require electronic proof of identity, such as BankID. The support if paid out by the county administrative boards.
  • Your application must be accompanied by extracts from your accounting records for the 2019 and 2020 financial years. This could be for example the company’s income statement report.
  • Applications for support must be received by no later than 31 January 2021.
  • The support covers three support periods: March–April 2020, May 2020 and June–July 2020.
  • As much as 75 percent is available to compensate for loss of turnover (up to SEK 120,000). Support is payable based on a decision by the county administrative board.

Information on how the support will be handled at the County Administrative Board of Östergötland (in Swedish)

Press release: Turnover-based support for sole traders

Proposal for extension

The turnover support is extended throughout the year and during January - February 2021. There will be a new call for applications for the extension.

Press release: Reinforced turnover support to sole traders and turnover support for partnerships (in Swedish)

Proposal for new turnover support for partnerships and limited partnerships

The Government proposes a new support for partnerships with at least one physical partner. The support will be similar to the turnover support for sole traders and apply for the same periods. This information will be updated when the Government has more detailed information.

Press release: Reinforced turnover support to sole traders and turnover support for partnerships (in Swedish)

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