The JobKeeper Payment helps eligible employers so they can continue to pay their eligible employees and help them restart quickly when the crisis is over. Eligible employers will be able to claim payments of $1500 per fortnight per eligible employee. To find out if you’re eligible and to apply visit JobKeeper payment.
Providing cash flow boosts for employers
From 28 April 2020, eligible businesses will automatically receive two tax-free payments when you lodge your activity statement. To find out if you’re eligible, visit Cash boost for businesses and employers.
Increasing the instant asset write-off
From 12 March until 30 June 2020, the instant asset write-off threshold is increased to $150,000 and businesses with an aggregated turnover of less than $500 million are now eligible. To check your eligibility, visit Instant asset write-off for eligible businesses.
If you and your employer both meet the eligibility criteria, your employer will pay you a minimum of $1,500 per fortnight before tax starting from 30 March 2020. You don’t need to do anything to apply, your employer will let you know if they are claiming the payment for you. To find out if you meet the eligibility criteria visit JobKeeper payment.
$550 and $750 centrelink support payments
All payments for individuals including the $550 Coronavirus Supplement and $750 Economic Support Payments are administered by Services Australia.