L'Alfàs prepares a new aid package of €117,000 for SMEs and the self-employed

September 29, 2022
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From the Department of the Treasury, the City Council of l'Alfàs del Pi is preparing the launch, for Friday of this week, of a new call for aid. "The total amount of subsidies to be granted amounts to 117,526 euros, and will be financed 100% by the Diputación de Alicante", as reported this morning by the area's titular councilor, José Plaza. "This new aid package is intended entirely for local companies and businesses, with the intention of helping to generate employment and wealth in our city."

The bases will be published next Friday, September 30, and it will be from then on that these new aids for the productive sectors can be requested, up to a maximum of 4,000 euros per request. The deadline for submitting requests will be 5 business days from the day following its publication in the Official Gazette of the Province of Alicante.

In order to apply for these aids, the average monthly billing of the months for which the aid is to be requested (which must be between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022), must be equal to or less than monthly average invoiced in the same months in 2019. It is also an essential requirement that the fiscal domicile be in the municipality of l'Alfàs del Pi

This morning the councilor for Finance of the City Council of l'Alfàs del Pi, José Plaza, explained that the details are being finalized to put into circulation next Friday a new call for aid aimed "to minimize the economic impact that the Covid-19 is assuming for SMEs, micro-SMEs, small self-employed professionals and professionals in our city with a global budget of 117,526 euros, coming from a subsidy from the Provincial Council of Alicante that we are going to inject directly into our productive sector”.

Among the expenses to justify for the aid is the self-employed fee; the monthly rental of the business premises; consulting and advisory expenses; the expenses of energy and water supply contracts of the business premises; telephone and internet service expenses necessarily related to the activity; the expenses of maintenance contracts of equipment affected by the activity; the interest expenses of loans for the acquisition of the business premises, the individual/legal person requesting the aid must appear as the owner of the loan, etc.

“We are working to open the application period this coming Friday. From then on, the forms will be available to interested persons, together with the bases and all the necessary information through the municipal website www.lalfas.es and all this will be informed in a timely manner, Plaza adds.