JobKeeper Next Steps

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.

These are:

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

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

Please do not hesitate to call Brealey Quill Kenny should you have any questions in relation to the above on 9256 2777.

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