- 1 Who is eligible for the JobKeeper payment?
- 2 Who is not eligible for JobKeeper?
- 3 Can I claim JobKeeper?
- 4 Is there an income limit for JobKeeper?
- 5 How much is the JobKeeper payment?
- 6 How do I get paid by JobKeeper?
- 7 How long does it take for JobKeeper to be approved?
- 8 Do you need to qualify for JobKeeper every month?
- 9 Is it too late to apply for JobKeeper?
- 10 Is JobKeeper paid monthly?
- 11 Can I get JobKeeper if I have 2 jobs?
Who is eligible for the JobKeeper payment?
Employees 18 years or older at 1 July 2020 are eligible for the JobKeeper Payment. 16 and 17 years olds may also qualify for fortnights before 11 May 2020 and may continue to qualify if they are not undertaking full time study or are independent.
Who is not eligible for JobKeeper?
An employer is not entitled to the JobKeeper payment if any of the following apply: the Major Bank Levy was imposed on the entity or a member of its consolidated group for any quarter before 1 March 2020. the entity is an Australian government agency (within the meaning of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997)
Can I claim JobKeeper?
If you are eligible, you can claim the JobKeeper payment for yourself as the eligible business participant. For JobKeeper fortnights to 27 September 2020, you are entitled to one $1,500 JobKeeper payment per fortnight for yourself as the eligible business participant.
Is there an income limit for JobKeeper?
To be able to claim the JobKeeper payment for an eligible employee, that employee must be paid a minimum of $1,500 income per fortnight, before tax is withheld. Employers cannot pay their employees less than $1,500 per fortnight and be entitled to a payment for that employee.
How much is the JobKeeper payment?
Before 28 September 2020, the amount of JobKeeper Payment your employer can receive for wages they have paid to you is $1,500 per fortnight.
How do I get paid by JobKeeper?
To be eligible to receive the JobKeeper Payment from your primary employer, you must be a permanent employee of that employer and if you are a long-term casual, not a permanent employee of any other employer. The ATO will provide guidance on how to determine your primary employer.
How long does it take for JobKeeper to be approved?
The day you declared sales, you will be eligible to receive the jobkeeper pay within 3 to 5 business days.
Do you need to qualify for JobKeeper every month?
You need to have paid your eligible employees at least the relevant JobKeeper amount for each fortnight being claimed. Each month you must complete a business monthly declaration to keep claiming JobKeeper payments. Your tax or BAS agent can also make the business monthly declaration for you.
Is it too late to apply for JobKeeper?
While you have until 31 May to enroll, the ATO encourages you to do so by the end of April to ensure you receive your JobKeeper payments as soon as possible. Note the tax office plans to pay employers one month in arrears.
Is JobKeeper paid monthly?
Monthly pay frequencies: $1200 for each full JobKeeper fortnight within the month. This will be $2400 for each month except August, which includes 3 JobKeeper fortnights. The employer may choose to apply $2600 each month as an average or alternatively apply $2400 per month except for August which would be $3600.
Can I get JobKeeper if I have 2 jobs?
Yes – you can earn additional income and claim JobKeeper through your original employer as long as you maintain your employment with them. You may find our article about JobKeeper helpful if you have further queries.