The Kozani Chamber (ΕΒΕ) informs its member companies that Friday morning 16 October 2020 τα Υπουργεία Οικονομικών και Εργασίας ανακοίνωσαν τα παρακάτω μέτρα στήριξης των περιοχών, such as the Kozani PE, in which "Lockdown" is imposed.
1.For the period during which the declaration of the Regional Unit in level is valid 4, business employees- of employers based or having a branch in the said Regional Unit and are significantly affected according to the extended list of KAD April, may be temporarily suspended from employment and are entitled to special purpose compensation, proportionally for the period specified in 14 days, calculated on an amount 534 euro. For the above period, the full insurance contributions are covered proportionally, calculated on the nominal salary from the state budget. For companies that close by order of a public authority, the employment contract of the employees is obligatorily suspended and for as long as the suspension is valid, redundancies are invalid. Businesses, for an equal period after the lifting of the suspension are obliged to maintain the same number of employees.
2.For freelancers, self-employed and business owners working up to 20 individuals, based in a Regional Unit that is part of the level 4 and are significantly affected according to the expanded list of KAD April, including disciplines, special purpose compensation is given, height 534 euros on a monthly basis. In case the length of stay at the level 4 of the Regional Unit is 14 days or less, the monthly allowance amounts to 300 euro.
3.For companies based in a Regional Unit that is part of the level 4 for at least 14 days and are significantly affected according to the expanded list of KAD April, including disciplines, VAT payment payable in that month may be suspended, until 30 April 2021. This debt will be repaid to 12 zero interest rate installments or 24 interest rate installments 2,5% from May 2021 and then.
4.Businesses based in a Regional Unit that is part of the level 4 for at least 14 days and are significantly affected according to the expanded list of KAD April, including disciplines, are entitled to a mandatory rent reduction by 40% in their commercial real estate. The same applies to the main and student residence of suspended employees. For the owners who rent real estate in these companies and the above employees, offset the 1/3 of the damage with their tax liabilities.
5.In the "refundable deposit 4" that will be given in December, for all companies based in a Regional Unit located from August onwards for at least 14 days per level 4, is not returned 50% of that "repayable advance". In addition, for all companies based in a Regional Unit located from August onwards for at least 14 days per level 3 or in the regime of special restrictive measures, is not returned 30% of that "repayable advance".
6.The suspension of loan installments continues based on the expanded list of KAD in consultation with the Hellenic Banking Association.
It is noted that, for levels 1, 2 and 3 The possibility of suspension of employment contracts applies to companies that have KAD as defined in the relevant JMC for October (focus, tourism, culture, sports, transport and other sectors affected).
In addition, applies to all businesses across the country that have reduced turnover, the possibility of participating in the COOPERATION Program, except for companies that remain closed by order of a public authority and whose employees are temporarily suspended. Yet, Freelancers receive a monthly special purpose allowance, self-employed and business owners working up to 20 individuals, whose operation is suspended by state order based on KAD throughout the territory
Τα νέα meters οικονομικής στήριξης for the regions, like the Kozani, entering the level 4 του «αυξημένου κινδύνου» και όπου επιβάλλεται τοπικό lockdown, is extra of those that apply nationwide. Including, στα νέα meters special purpose compensation are included, the suspension of payment of tax liabilities and loans, the reduction of rents, but also the non-refund of part of the "refundable advance 4", which will be given in December.
Already, μετά την ανακοίνωσή τους το Επιμελητήριο Κοζάνης, κατόπιν επιδιωκόμενων επαφών του Προέδρου και της διοίκησής του με τους Προέδρους των Εμπορικών Συλλόγων και τον Πρόεδρο της Ομοσπονδίας Επαγγελματο- artisans N.. Kozani, πρόκειται να ζητήσει από την Κυβέρνηση και τα αρμόδια Υπουργεία να εξετάσουν εκ νέου τα ανακοινωθέντα μέτρα και να δώσουν μεγαλύτερα κίνητρα στήριξης στις πληττόμενες επιχειρήσεις της περιοχή μας, that after 2The lockdown ορατά πλέον είναι αντιμέτωπες με περαιτέρω συρρίκνωση των δραστηριοτήτων τους με άμεσες συνέπειες στην ήδη μειωμένη απασχόληση στην ΠΕ Κοζάνης, whose unemployment rates are rising at an alarming rate.