The Zero Quota for new self-employed workers in Andalusia is a 100% rebate on social security contributions up to a maximum of two years after joining the scheme.. In addition, the Junta de Andalucía has announced a new call for grants of up to 5,500 euros for new self-employed workers, compatible with the Zero Quota.
Both grants shall be paid in a lump sum and shall be retroactive in nature, and therefore shall be applicable to all self-employed persons registered in the RETA from 1 January 2023.
We tell you all the details, below.
What is the Zero Quota for new self-employed in Andalusia?
As we said, the Zero Quota is an aid for all new self-employed workers who register with the Social Security as self-employed workers.
The grant will cover:
- The contribution they would have to pay to Social Security for the first year (80 euros).
- And, in the event that the net yield does not exceed the SMI (set at 1,260 euros in 12 payments in 2023), the tax for the second year of activity.
Therefore, the The zero quota for the self-employed in Andalusia will mean a saving of 960 euros in the first year of activity. (80€ x 12 mensualidades) y, en el caso de tener unos ingresos netos durante su segundo año de actividad por debajo del SMI, esta cantidad ascendería a 1.920 euros .
Requirements to benefit from the Zero Quota in Andalusia
The main requirement to be able to benefit from the Zero Quota is be registered as self-employed for 12 months. Once this requirement is met (being registered and paying contributions for 12 months), the support is paid in a lump sum (it is not known how long it will take for payments to be made).
In addition, the following requirements must also be met:
- Not to have been registered as self-employed in the last 2 years (in case of having enjoyed this bonus, the term will increase to 3 years).
- Not being self-employed collaborator or pluriactive. Collaborators (family members) have their own allowances. Those who have chosen to apply the bonus for multi-activity, being registered in both the RETA and the General Regime, will not be able to benefit from the flat rate for self-employed workers either.
- Be up to date with the tax and social security authorities.
- To be registered and resident in Andalusia.
Aid of 5,500 euros for new self-employed in Andalusia
The Junta de Andalucía has announced a new call for applications for grants of up to 5,500 euros for the newly self-employed.
This subsidy is fully compatible with the Zero Quota and if the maximum amount is reached, the self-employed in Andalusia will be able to count on up to 6,460 euros at the start of their activity in the territory.80 euros of the Zero Quota and up to 5,500 euros for the start-up incentive.
Requirements for applying for the 5,500 euro subsidy for the self-employed in Andalusia
The beneficiaries of the regulated subsidies may be self-employed persons with residence and tax domicile in Andalusia.
How to apply for the 5,500 euro grant for the self-employed in Andalusia
To qualify for the 5,500 euros in Andalusia, the self-employed must present the following documents:
- DNI, NIE or NIF of the applicant.
- DNI, NIE or NIF of the person who is the legal representative or volunteer of the applicant.
- Tax domicile, which will be accredited by means of the Census Declaration included in forms 036/037 of the State Administration Agency, as well as the start of the self-employed person's activity.
- Certificate of census registration to accredit the residence of the self-employed person.
- Registration in the Special Social Security Scheme for Self-Employed or Self-Employed Workers (RETA).
- Updated employment history report, issued by the General Treasury of the Social Security.
When can I apply for the aid for the newly self-employed in Andalusia?
The call for applications is not yet available, but sources from the Department of Employment The two grants will be announced jointly "within a very short period of time" and will be published in the Official Gazette of the Junta de Andalucía (BOJA).
Do you need help to apply for the zero quota for the self-employed in Andalusia?
Before applying for the subsidy, we recommend that you ask a consultant to analyse your situation, explain in detail what the subsidy consists of and find out if you meet all the requirements. In this way, you will avoid any unforeseen events, mistakes and unpleasant surprises.
You can contact our Lawyers specialising in Self-Employed and Companiesin this form.
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