JobKeeper wage subsidy for drought and natural disaster affected businesses

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
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If your business has been affected by drought, the 2019 North Queensland floods or another declared natural disaster and is now battling the economic impact of COVID-19, you may be eligible for the JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme to help you pay and retain your staff.

An alternative decline in turnover test is available for businesses affected by drought or natural disaster when applying for JobKeeper. To find out more and to apply, head to the Australian Taxation Office website: www.ato.gov.au/general/JobKeeper-Payment