Content from Ibrahim Baylan
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Swedish Tax Agency to take over management of aid in the event of short-time work from 1 April 2022
The Government on instructed the Swedish Tax Agency and Tillväxtverket (the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth) to make preparations so that as of 1 April 2022, the Tax Agency can be the managing authority for Tillväxtverket’s currently responsibilities under the Act on aid in the event of short-time work.
Modified restrictions as of 15 July
At a press conference on Monday, it was announced that a number of restrictions will be lifted as of 15 July. This is in line with step 3 of the Government’s plan for phasing out restrictions introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sweden’s new Government
Today in the Riksdag, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven announced the ministers who will serve in the Government. The change of government will take place at a Council of State at the Royal Palace presided over by His Majesty The King. The Council of State will begin at 14.15.
· Press release from Amanda Lind, Anders Ygeman, Ann Linde, Anna Ekström , Anna Hallberg, Ardalan Shekarabi, Åsa Lindhagen, Eva Nordmark, Hans Dahlgren, Ibrahim Baylan, Lena Hallengren, Lena Micko, Magdalena Andersson, Märta Stenevi, Matilda Ernkrans, Mikael Damberg, Morgan Johansson, Per Bolund, Per Olsson Fridh, Peter Hultqvist, Stefan Löfven, Tomas Eneroth, Government, Ministry of Defence, Prime Minister's Office
Nordic ministerial meeting on vaccine production cooperation
At the Government’s initiative, Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Ibrahim Baylan and Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs Anna Hallberg met with colleagues from Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway on 9 June to discuss opportunities to strengthen and create synergies in Nordic vaccine production.
Government extends ‘Företagsakuten’ for a further three months
The Government has decided to extend the government credit guarantee scheme, ‘Företagsakuten’, to support small- and medium-sized companies in financial difficulty due to the pandemic from 30 June to 30 September 2021.
Turnover-based support to sole traders and trading partnerships introduced for the period March–June 2021
The Government has today decided to extend turnover-based support to sole traders and trading partnerships with at least one physical person as a partner to cover the period March–June 2021. This support is based on an agreement between the government parties, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party.
Government parties, Centre Party and Liberal Party agree on supporting SAS to access liquidity
The government parties, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party have agreed on supporting SAS to access liquidity equivalent to SEK 1.5 billion. This support from the Swedish State is subject to the European Commission’s approval of the measures and corresponding support from the Danish State.
Government loan to travel operators extended
The situation for the travel industry remains serious. Earlier in the pandemic, travellers sometimes accepted replacement holidays instead of a refund when package tours were cancelled due to the outbreak. Many of these replacement holidays are now also being cancelled. The Government is therefore working on a proposal that will give package tour operators the option of taking government loans to refund money to travellers. The proposal is based on an agreement between the government parties, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party.
Commercial rental support may be extended to third quarter
In the spring amending budget, the Government announced that the central government rental support scheme would be extended through the second quarter of 2021. Following an agreement between the government parties, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party, the Government now intends to examine the conditions for extending the scheme through the third quarter of 2021.
Proposed extension of turnover-based support to cover July–September 2021
To help businesses overcome the consequences of the pandemic, the Government will propose extending the turnover-based support for sole traders and trading partnerships in which at least one partner is a natural person to cover July, August and September 2021. The proposal is based on an agreement between the government parties, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party.