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Digital Nomad Freelance Sole Trader Overseas Eligibility For JobKeeper

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Hello! 

Are Australian Citizens who've been residing in another country or have been traveling indefinitely for nearly 2 years (after having lived in Australia for nearly 11 years) who earn an income online as a digital nomad (and have an ABN registered), but have been impacted by COVID 19 as their clients have paused or ended the word indefinitely) eligible for Job Keeper payments? 

 

Let me know! 

 

 

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Devotee

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From what you tell us I don’t think so. It doesn’t sound like you fit any of the residency criteria. You are not an employee so I guess you are asking if you are eligible as a sole trader? Again I don’t think so but you can self assess by reading the eligibility criteria here https://www.ato.gov.au/general/jobkeeper-payment/employers/eligible-employers/
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Devotee

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From what you tell us I don’t think so. It doesn’t sound like you fit any of the residency criteria. You are not an employee so I guess you are asking if you are eligible as a sole trader? Again I don’t think so but you can self assess by reading the eligibility criteria here https://www.ato.gov.au/general/jobkeeper-payment/employers/eligible-employers/