On 30 March, the Government released a third stimulus package to help keep Australians in jobs through the Coronavirus pandemic. A $130 billion JobKeeper Payment is available to small businesses who are experiencing a downturn.
Information concerning the latest package is now summarised in fact sheets provided by the government please click here for JobKeeper Payment Factsheet
JOBKEEPER PAYMENT – FOR EMPLOYERS
If your business has been significantly impacted by the Coronavirus you will be able to access a wages subsidy to continue paying your employees. Under the JobKeeper program, you will be able to claim a fortnightly payment of $1,500 per eligible employee from 30 March 2020, for a maximum of six months. This assistance will help you keep staff and will help you restart when the crisis is over.
JOBKEEPER PAYMENT – FOR EMPLOYEES
The JobKeeper payment helps businesses significantly impacted by the Coronavirus cover the costs of their employees’ wages, so more Australians can retain their jobs and continue to earn an income. Your employer will notify you if they intend to claim the fortnightly payment of $1,500 on your behalf.
If you would like to discuss any of these areas, please call 07 5585 0600. If you require a meeting this can be arranged via telephone or Zoom. You can be assured of our continued support.