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Your Small Business may be eligible for the JobKeeper Payment - a $1,500 fortnightly sum for each employee.
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Last night, Scott Morrison unveiled a $130 billion plan to keep Australians in jobs - the JobKeeper wage subsidy. Under the JobKeeper Payment, businesses affected by COVID-19 will be able to access a subsidy from the Government to continue paying their eligible employees. The wage subsidy entails a fortnightly payment of $1,500 per eligible employee from 30 March 2020, for a maximum period of 6 months.
JobKeeper payments will begin flowing from early-May, however, payments will be backdated.
The purpose of the JobKeeper scheme is two-fold:
Please note that if your employee receives the JobKeeper Payment, this may affect their eligibility for payments from Centrelink as they must report their JobKeeper Payment as income.
Register your interest in applying for the JobKeeper wage subsidy at the link below:
The initial expression of interest form asks for the business name, ABN, and contact details. At a later date, there will then be an online application form to complete.
Note that sole traders and those who are self-employed are able to register their interest at the same link.
We suggest reviewing the fact sheet released by the Treasury, at the below-mentioned link: