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Government and institution measures in response to COVID-19.

Government and institution measures in response to COVID-19.

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General information

20 labour, wage and social security measures in the light of the situation in the country as a result of COVID-19.

Tax measures – Direct and Indirect

(e.g. payment deferrals, rate reductions…)

Click here to see a comprehensive summary of jurisdictional tax measures and government reliefs in response to COVID-19.

Employment-related measures

(e.g. state compensation schemes, training…)

  • Companies have the facility that resources related to guarantees to interrupted workers or under other labor treatment, are not subject to the payment of the contribution to social security or the tax on the use of the labor force.
  • Workers subject to these guarantees are exempt from payment of the special contribution to the social security.
  • This measure does not apply to those working in the Mariel Special Development Zone nor in the joint ventures.
  • The suspension of school classes, which affects mothers or guardians, 100% of the salary during the first month and then 60% of the basic salary is guarantee.

Economic stimulus measures

(e.g. loans, moratorium on debt repayments…)

  • The bank declared a moratorium on the payment of principal and interest for financing that were granted to companies affected by COVID-19.

Other measures and sources

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