COVID-19 Information for Businesses & Individuals

JobKeeper Payment for employers and employees

FOR AUSTRALIAN BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYEES

Today the Australian Government announced a $130B package to assist Australian Businesses with paying their staff.  There is still a lot of information to come on this announcement but the key points are listed below:

Eligible Employers

Eligible Employees

Payment Process

Timing

How to Apply

The allowance will be managed through the ATO so you won't have to register with another government agency.  You can register your interest for the payment to keep up to date using the following link: https://www.ato.gov.au/general/gen/JobKeeper-payment/.
Information required for Businesses with employees includes: employee details and  monthly updates
Information required for Businesses without employees includes: ABN, nomination of an individual to receive the payment, individuals TFN  and declaration of recent business activity