Business Users Support Scheme for Kerosene


The Government has launched a new scheme for businesses that were impacted by significant increases in the cost of Kerosene during 2022.

The Business Users Support Scheme for Kerosene (BUSSK) will compensate eligible businesses for 50% of the increased cost of Kerosene purchased for heating their business premises during the period from 1st March to 31st December 2022, compared to the average retail price for the same period in 2021. There will be a guaranteed minimum subsidy payment of €500.

Businesses that have a commercially rateable premises and purchased a minimum of 1,000 litres of Kerosene during the eligible period, can apply to the scheme. B&Bs that are approved under the Fáilte Ireland National Quality Assurance Framework are also eligible. Businesses that have already received payments from the Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme can apply to BUSSK (up to the limits of BUSSK), and businesses with multiple premises can apply in respect of each premises.

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