The business will receive additional payments against COVID-19

Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin approved the rules of granting subsidies for business on the prevention COVID-19, according to the government website. The document will affect about half a million companies belonging to small and medium businesses and socially-oriented NGOs. It is the sphere of hotel business, consumer services, public catering, sports and recreational organizations and additional education.

the Grant will amount to 15 thousand rubles for the initial costs and 6.5 thousand rubles for each employee. They can spend on ensuring staff working with clients, masks, gloves, temperature gauges and sanitizers.

Specifies that the application for payment can be submitted via personal Cabinet of the taxpayer within 30 days from 15 July to 15 August. The organization should not be arrears of taxes and insurance premiums, more than 3 thousand rubles, it can not pass the procedure of liquidation or bankruptcy.

On new payments, the government has allocated 20 billion rubles. Assistance will be provided to the company, which employs about 1.8 million people.