An important update for our clients who have enrolled for JobKeeper or are planning to enrol.
The ATO has released details of the 3 steps to be completed to successfully receive the JobKeeper payment.
Step 1: Enrol for the JobKeeper payment (available from 20 April)
Step 2: Identify and maintain your eligible employees (available from today, 4 May)
Step 3: Make a business monthly declaration (also available from today, 4 May)
These steps are best completed via the Business Portal. Please refer to our blog on how to set this up https://www.bqk.com.au/2020/04/important-information-regarding-jobkeeper-ato-business-portal
Key JobKeeper dates are:
- By 8 May, pay your eligible employees at least $1,500 (before tax) for each JobKeeper fortnight to claim JobKeeper payments for April.
- 31 May is your final date to complete steps 1 and 2 if you want to claim for JobKeeper fortnights in April and May.
For further details see https://www.ato.gov.au/General/JobKeeper-Payment/Employers/Enrol-for-the-JobKeeper-payment/
Please do not hesitate to call Brealey Quill Kenny should you have any questions in relation to the above on 9256 2777.