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  • Getting JobKeeper Payment to the right people

    21 July 2020

    We know most businesses enrolled for JobKeeper are doing the right thing and we're making it as quick and easy as we can for you to claim for payments you make to your employees.

    To maintain the integrity of the program we check all applications for JobKeeper Payment. If you've made an honest mistake, we'll work with you to correct who you are claiming for and avoid an overpayment.

    To get it right, make sure you only:

    • claim for your eligible employees
    • revise activity statements if you've genuinely made a mistake in calculating a fall in turnover for your business
    • apply for JobKeeper Payment if you're carrying on an eligible business that has assessable income.

    There has been recent changes announced to JobKeeper, including:

    • The extension of JobKeeper Payment for six months until 28 March 2021.
    • Different eligibility requirements and payment rates that apply from 28 September 2020.

    If you're currently receiving JobKeeper you don't need to do anything right now, we'll provide you with more detailed information soon.

    Remember, if you're concerned someone is doing the wrong thing related to the JobKeeper Payment, you should tell us about it.

    Next steps:

    Find out what you need to do to stop receiving JobKeeper payments for you or your ineligible employees, visit JobKeeper guides.

    • You can confidentially make a tip-off about illegal activities and concerns to us by either

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