18 January 2021
The second JobKeeper extension has started. It covers the JobKeeper fortnights between Monday 4 January and Sunday 28 March 2021.
You might be eligible for JobKeeper extension 2 even if you weren’t eligible for extension 1.
If you are eligible, you can enrol for the second JobKeeper extension until the end of the program.
To be eligible you need to show that your actual GST turnover declined in the December 2020 quarter relative to a 'comparable period'. This is generally the December 2019 quarter.
There are different payment rates for eligible employees in the second JobKeeper extension. These are:
To support you over December and January we've extended some reporting dates:
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