COVID-19 and Small Business

What you need to know about the Jobkeeper Payment

The Federal Government has announced the new Jobkeeper Payment to support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The payments will work out to $1,500 per fortnight for individuals and help maintain the employment of affected Australians.  It’s important to note that this initiative is designed to help Australia’s SMEs keep their staff and enable them to restart operations when the crisis is over.

Be sure to click through to the resources below to find out all the key information on the new initiative.

For information on the Jobkeeper Payment from the Federal Department of Treasury click here – https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/jobkeeper

For information on the Jobkeeper Payment from the Australian Government’s Business page click here – https://www.business.gov.au/risk-management/emergency-management/coronavirus-information-and-support-for-business/jobkeeper-payment

For information on the Jobkeeper payment from the Australian Taxation Office, including a link to register you interest in claiming, click here – https://www.ato.gov.au/general/gen/JobKeeper-payment/?=redirected_JobKeeper

Download the Jobkeeper Payment factsheet here – https://treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-03/Fact_sheet_supporting_businesses_4.pdf

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