Revisions have been announced on May 1st, 2020 by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) that have introduced the following additional revisions applicable to stand-by at home taken place at SMEs in April – June 2020. Subsidy ratio is raised to 100% for SMEs who do not dismiss employees nor contractors and pay […]
METI Subsidy to Sustain Small Businesses through COVID-19 Hardship: Up to JPY 2 M for Sales Decline by 50%+ against Last Year
This is subsidy administered by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to help businesses sustain through the downturn due to COVID-19. A Small-Medium Enterprise (SME) or an one-person business owner can apply in case it has any single month in 2020 when sales is declined by 50% or more against the same month last year. Subsidy amount […]
Tokyo Infection Expansion Prevention Cooperation Fund: For SME closing shops between April 11th (16th) and May 6th. JPY 500k or 1m once-off subsidy.
Tokyo Metropolitan Government in Japan subsidizes JPY 500 k or 1 m to a small-medium enterprise (SME) or an one-person business owner who has followed the request of Tokyo Governor on April 10th 2020 and closed their facility in Tokyo for all day long or at nights during the period between April 11th (or 16th […]
In late February 2020, relaxation of qualification for Employment Adjustment Subsidy (EAS) is written in my previous post. Since then, the infections are still spreading and the state of emergency has been declared along with voluntary ban in place on leaving home. This worsens business downturn as a side effect. To cope with the situation, […]