JobKeeper Payment further expanded

August 14, 2020

The Government has announced further changes to the JobKeeper Payment scheme that relate to the GST turnover reference period and employee eligibility.

From Monday 28 September 2020, businesses and not-for-profits will be required to reassess their eligibility for the JobKeeper extension and demonstrate that their actual turnovers have significantly declined in the previous quarter, instead of multiple quarters

From Monday 3 August 2020, the relevant date of employment for an eligible employee will move from Sunday 1 March 2020 to Wednesday 1 July 2020, expanding employee eligibility.