The Resurgence Support Payments (RSP) was announced before Christmas as part of the
Government’s COVID support initiatives for businesses with reduced revenue due to
COVID alert level increases.
To be eligible, businesses must experience a 30% drop in revenue or more over a 7-day
period after the increased alert level – as well as meet a range of other RSP eligibility
Customers who meet eligibility criteria can now apply for RSP through their myIR
Please note: On 1 March, Inland Revenue will implement the next phase of its Business
Transformation. To implement these changes, our online services will be closed from
5pm Friday 26 February until 8am Monday 1 March. During this time, you will not be
able to apply for RSP. You will be able to apply in myIR from 8am Monday.
Further details including eligibility criteria, the application process, calculating
entitlements and tax treatment of RSP payments are available on the Inland Revenue website: