JobKeeper scheme extension periods
Post-September JobKeeper Guidance
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has delivered guidance on what the extension of the JobKeeper stimulus measure to 28 March next year means for business.
JobKeeper 2.0 Turnover Tweak
The Government has announced that tougher eligibility criteria for JobKeeper 2.0 coming into effect in September 2020 will now be reversed, as the Federal Government attempt to cushion the blow for Victoria’s second lockdown.
JobKeeper 2.0 Passed with Small Tweak
The second stage of proposed JobKeeper payments has been passed by Senate, extending the governments wage subsidy scheme by 6 months to 28 March 2021.
JobKeeper Tweak: More employer flexibility announced
Employers who are coming off the wage subsidy at the end of September have been granted extra industrial flexibility measures.
JobKeeper 2.0: Changes from September
After much speculation, the future of JobKeeper payments has been announced. Starting from 28 September, the current $1,500 per fortnight JobKeeper payment will be reduced to $1,200 per fortnight, and $750 per fortnight for employees who work less than 20 hours per week.