JobKeepeer 2.0 – What is a ‘Legacy Employer’?

Posted on October 5, 2020Categories BlogTags , , ,   Leave a comment on JobKeepeer 2.0 – What is a ‘Legacy Employer’?

On 21 July 2020, the Federal Government announced the JobKeeper scheme, due to end on 27 September 2020, would be extended through to 28 March 2021 (JobKeeper 2.0). The extension was accompanied by a new set of JobKeeper rules involving tiered payments and a range of amendments to the eligibility criteria. Companies looking to claim JobKeeper from 28 September 2020 will have to re-qualify in order to be eligible. Businesses that qualified and received JobKeeper in phase 1 but no … Continue reading “JobKeepeer 2.0 – What is a ‘Legacy Employer’?”

JOBKEEPER 2.0 – What does it mean?

Posted on August 11, 2020August 12, 2020Categories NewsTags , , ,   Leave a comment on JOBKEEPER 2.0 – What does it mean?

The government has announced an extension of JobKeeper, along with changes to the current employee eligibility rules. You can find full details of the announcement here. ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES – IMPORTANT CHANGE TAKING EFFECT IMMEDIATELY The government has made a change to the rules around employee eligibility. For the JobKeeper fortnight starting on 3 August 2020, the date employees must meet the eligibility rules has changed to 1 July 2020 (previously 1 March 2020). This may now mean that employees who were not previously eligible … Continue reading “JOBKEEPER 2.0 – What does it mean?”

JobKeeper Payment – Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on April 20, 2020April 20, 2020Categories NewsTags , ,   Leave a comment on JobKeeper Payment – Frequently Asked Questions

On 30 March 2020, the Australian Government announced a new JobKeeper Payment for eligible businesses, to help them retain employees during the COVID-19 crisis and recover quickly afterwards. While businesses are strongly encouraged to contact their accountants to discuss their eligibility, this is what we know so far. Please note: The JobKeeper Payment has now passed through Parliament. There are key steps (outlined below) that small business owners need to take to be eligible for the first round of payments … Continue reading “JobKeeper Payment – Frequently Asked Questions”