More Information on JobKeeper employee eligibility


More Information on JobKeeper employee eligibility

Posted on March 31, 2020 by admin

Further to our email communication this morning, the government have released further treasury notes which includes the following clarifications.

Eligibility is as follows:

  • An employee that was on the books on 1 March 2020 and continues to be engaged by that employer – including full-time, part-time, long-term casuals and stood down employees
  • Casual employees that have been employed on a regular basis for at least 12 months
  • The employee must be an Australian citizen, the holder of a permanent visa, a Protected Special Category Visa Holder, a non-protected Special Category Visa Holder who has been residing continually in Australia for 10 years or more, or a Special Category (Subclass 444) Visa Holder

The subsidy will start on 30 March 2020, with the first payments to be received by employers in the first week of May.

A reminder employers must register their interest on the ATO website here: https://www.ato.gov.au/job-keeper-payment/

A Fact Sheet has been made available with further information and worked examples. You can find this info here: https://treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-03/Fact_sheet_supporting_businesses_4.pdf

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