On 22 October 2021 the Minister of Finance announced the Government will increase the
amount and frequency of the Resurgence Support Payment.
From today (12 November) RSP will be paid at a base rate of $3000 per business and
$800 per FTE, up to a maximum of 50 FTE. This will make the maximum fortnightly
This will continue until Auckland moves into the new COVID-19 Protection Framework.
The Minister has indicated that a new framework for business support will be agreed
later this month.
We’d also like to remind you that the first three payments of the Resurgence Support
Payment will close for applications on 1 December. For more information, visit the Inland
Revenue website: COVID-19 Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) (ird.govt.nz)