Business monthly declaration for JobKeeper payment

In order to trigger payment of the Jobkeeper subsidy, businesses will need to lodge a Business monthly declaration for JobKeeper payment report with the ATO to confirm current details (this will be required monthly during job keeper). Then you get paid.

Business monthly declaration for JobKeeper payment

The report (for STP registered employers), and for sole traders/partners etc, can be lodged in one of two ways

Through your business portal with mygovID linked to your ABN

OR

Through your Tax agent or your BAS agent.

For non STP registered employers, direct phone contact with the ATO is required.

Please note a key change in the rules for employee eligibility as of 3rd May

Your employee is eligible under the JobKeeper Payment scheme if they:

  • on 1 March 2020 were 18 years of age or older (if they were 16 or 17 they can also qualify for fortnights before 11 May 2020, and continue to qualify after that if they are independent or not undertaking full time study)

See the link below for further information on how to register for JobKeeper payments.

JobKeeper guide – employers reporting through STP

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