JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme

How It Works

Eligible employers can claim a credit of:

Employers can claim credits for 12 months from the date of the position being created between 7 October 2020 and 6 October 2021.

The newly created position must be filled by an eligible employee who received JobSeeker, Youth Allowance or Parenting Payment for at least one of the 3 months prior to being hired.

Steps to Take as an Employer

  1. If you meet the eligibility criteria and intend to claim JobMaker Hiring Credits, you should register for the program using the ATO Business Portal
  2. Identify eligible employees who were hired after 7 October 2020.
  3. Have eligible employees complete the JobMaker Hiring Credit Employee Notice and return to you for your records.
  4. From 1 February 2021, lodge a claim to receive credits for the first reporting period of 7 October 2020 to 6 January.

Payments are made quarterly in arrears.

More information regarding eligibility and key dates can be found on the ATO Website and on the Fact Sheet.