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28 April 2020
I've got a casual employee who has been with me for 2 years. He had his last day yesterday - his choice, he was a uni student and has just got a permanent full time job.
How him finishing up work with JobKeeper payments? Do I pay him the $1500 JobKeeper amount for the whole fortnight or pro-rata it based on when he resigned?
My guess is I pay him the $1500 amount for the fortnight. Can I do that today - ie in April - or do I have to wait till May?
Most helpful response
29 April 2020
Thanks for contacting ATO Community.
It’s great to hear that your casual was able to find a full time job in these tough times.
In regards to your question, yes to be eligible a minimum of $1500 must be paid for the fortnight to your employee.
You can follow these when to pay directions, which will help you meet your requirements.
I hope this information is helpful and you remain well during this time.
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