JobKeeper Extension

To claim JobKeeper Payments from 28 September 2020

Confirm your actual turnover has declined in the September 2020 quarter relative to the September 2019 quarter, by at least 30% (for businesses with an aggregated turnover of less than $1 billion). 

Determine for each eligible employee and eligible business participant whether they satisfy the 80-hour threshold and therefore, whether the tier 1 or tier 2 payment rate applies.

80-Hour Threshold

Payment Rates

Notify eligible employees which payment tier applies to them.

Pay your eligible employees and business participant at least the required amount depending on their relevant tier.

When lodging the October Monthly Declaration with the ATO, identify the payment rates applicable for each eligible employee or business participant.

If you are not eligible to receive JobKeeper Payments after 27 September 2020

If your business’ turnover has not decrease by at least 30% in the September 2020 quarter relative to the September 2019 quarter:

To claim JobKeeper Payments from 4 January 2021

Confirm your actual turnover has declined in the December 2020 quarter relative to the December 2019 quarter, by at least 30% (for businesses with an aggregated turnover of less than $1 billion). 

Pay your eligible employees and business participant at least the required amount based on whether they satisfy the 80-hour threshold and therefore, whether the tier 1 or tier 2 payment rate applies.

Payment Rates

From 1 February and before 14 February 2021, lodge your January Monthly Declaration on the ATO Business Portal.

If you are not eligible to receive JobKeeper Payments after 3 January 2021

If your business’ turnover has not decreased by at least 30% in the December 2020 quarter relative to the December 2019 quarter: