JobKeeper 2.0 (Jobkeeper Extension)

The Government has now passed the JobKeeper Extension 2.0 on Tuesday the 1/9/2020 to cover the 6 month period from 28 Sept 2020 to 28 March 2021. The eligibility rules and rates have changed, so each and every business should re-test both their eligibility and that of their employees. Additionally the changes to the current JobKeeper scheme now mean that certain employees that were employed at 1 July 2020 may now qualify. The best source of current plain english information can be found at the Government’s Treasury website at weblink

The site also contains a handy factsheet that goes into more detail.

If you need assistance with the eligibility process please feel free to call for a quick chat.