In 2020, more than 3.3 thousand economic agents received state aid during the COVID-19 pandemic for a total amount of 276.7 million lei.
According to the State Tax Service, the department received more than 5.1 thousand applications for support within the framework of measures approved by the government, but only 65% of them were satisfied. In particular, 1,147 taxpayers (70% of the total number of applicants) were approved for the provision of subsidies for the payment of salaries during periods of technical unemployment or idle time in the amount of 59.2 million lei. 1102 taxpayers (71% of the total number of applications) received subsidies for interest rates on loans received from May 1 to December 31, 2020, 23.4 million lei were allocated for this purpose. The largest amount of assistance - 194.1 million lei - was channeled within the framework of the VAT refund program to enterprises-payers of VAT that registered VAT amounts subject to deduction in the subsequent period: this support measure was approved for 1,093 taxpayers (55.6% of the total applications).// 09.02.2021 — InfoMarket.