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Re: Job keeper for New business - Sole Trader

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Dear ATO

I'm a sole trader and started my business on Dec'2019 (Got my company name registered on Dec'19) but did my first sale only on 21st feb'2020. I had some income for the month of February'2020 & March'2020 and my income was '0' for the month of April'2020.

Based on the above, could you please let me know if I'm eligible for Job keeper ? I invested lot of money in this and the business is drastically affected by Covid'19.

Thanks in advance.

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Anitha
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Hi @Anitha

 

Thanks for raising your question on our Community we appreciate it is a difficult time.

 

I refer you to our Knowledge Based Article which contains information on how to enrol for JobKeeper as a Sole trader.

 

How can I participate?

Our JobKeeper guide for sole traders provides step-by-step information on how to enrol for the JobKeeper payment, how to identify and maintain your employees and how to make a business declaration each month. See JobKeeper key dates for when these steps need to be completed by.

 

I refer you to the page Sole Traders on the ATO website that contains information to help you work out your eligibility.

 

Hope this information helps

 

AmandaCW

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Hi @Anitha

 

Thanks for raising your question on our Community we appreciate it is a difficult time.

 

I refer you to our Knowledge Based Article which contains information on how to enrol for JobKeeper as a Sole trader.

 

How can I participate?

Our JobKeeper guide for sole traders provides step-by-step information on how to enrol for the JobKeeper payment, how to identify and maintain your employees and how to make a business declaration each month. See JobKeeper key dates for when these steps need to be completed by.

 

I refer you to the page Sole Traders on the ATO website that contains information to help you work out your eligibility.

 

Hope this information helps

 

AmandaCW