As of 20 April 2020: enrollments to JobKeeper payments opened
From 4 May 2020: you can identify and maintain eligible employees and eligible business participant
By 8 May 2020: pay your eligible employees at least $1,500 (before tax) for each JobKeeper fortnight to claim JobKeeper payments for April
31 May 2020: is your final date to enrol for the JobKeeper payment for April AND this date is also your final chance to complete your monthly reporting requirements which include identifying and maintaining eligible employees and eligible business participants.
Ongoing Each Month: you are required to complete a monthly business declaration to reconfirm your eligibility for the duration of the scheme.
A timeline of ‘JobKeeper fortnights’ is now available on the ATO's website, including a list of key dates for employers over the life of the program. A fortnight constitutes one of the 13 fortnights starting from 30 March 2020 and ending 27 September 2020.
Need assistance with your Monthly Declaration?
As always, if you need assistance, please reach out to the Grow Advisory Group team. Email is the fastest way to reach your tax manager. Or, for more general queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org