JobKeeper 2.0 – What you need to know

The JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme is being extended into March 2021. Before you jump for joy too much, there’s a few changes that you will need to be across.

JobKeeper 2.0 Alternative Tests

JobKeeper 2.0 again requires businesses to qualify on decline in turnover. You can again use the JobKeeper Alternative Tests if you don’t satisfy the Ordinary Tests.

Job Keeper Wage Subsidy – information for business owners

The Federal Government has introduced the JobKeeper payment to enable conronaviris effected businesses to retain staff. Eligible businesses can claim $1,500 per fortnight per eligible employee for a six month period commencing 30th March 2020. The first claims can be made in the first week of May 2020.