Brussels-Capital Region: premium for the events, entertainment, tourism and cultural sector

Author: Anne Ghysels (Legal Expert)
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The Brussels-Capital Region has introduced a new premium to support businesses in connection with the health crisis. This premium is intended for the events, entertainment, tourism and cultural sector.

Who can apply for the premium?

The aim is to support those sectors that have not yet been able to resume their activities as a result of the measures taken by the National Security Council or which are still severely affected by these measures.

In order to be eligible for the premium, the business or self-employed person must:

  • have at least one establishment unit in the Brussels-Capital Region that was registered with the CBE on 18 March 2020,
  • employ fewer than 50 FTEs and pay VAT contributions on 20 October 2020, 
  • have one of the following NACE codes:

Description of the activity

NACE code:

Urban or suburban passenger land transport and other land passenger land transport

49.310 and 49.390

Catering

56.210

Discotheques, dancings and the like

56.302

Screening of cinematographic films

59.140

Other specialised design activities (design of exhibition stands)

74.109

Photographic activities

74.201 and 74.209

Rental of crockery, glassware, kitchen utensils, tableware, flowers and plants, electric household appliances and other household utensils

77.293

Rental of textiles, clothing and jewellery

77.294

Rental and leasing of flowers and plants

77.296

Rental of tents

77.392

Travel agencies

79.110

Tour operators

79.120

Tourist information services

79.901

Other booking services

79.909

Organisation of trade fairs and congresses

82.300

Practice of performing arts by independent artists

90.011

Performances by artistic ensembles

90.012

Promotion and organization of live performances

90.021

Stage design and construction

90.022

Specialised image, lighting and sound techniques

90.023

Management of theatres, concert halls and the like

90.041

Museum management

91.020

Management of historical sites and monuments and similar tourist attractions

91.030

Fair activities

93.211

Rental and leasing of televisions and other audiovisual equipment

77.292

What is the amount of the premium?

This is a one-off premium.

The minimum amount of the premium is 3000 EUR. The maximum amount is 9000 EUR.

The amount of the premium is determined on the basis of the loss of turnover of the business/independent person applying for the premium.

What is the procedure for applying for the premium?

The premium is managed by Brussels Economy and Employment. The procedure for applying for a premium is not yet known and will be communicated later on its website .

This measure is not yet the subject of a legal text published in the Belgian Official Gazette.  Modifications could therefore still occur.

 

Source: 1819.brussels

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