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    Key dates

    7 October 2020 – scheme starts

    The JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme starts on 7 October 2020.

    You may be able to claim payments relating to employees hired up until 6 October 2021.

    Employees hired on or after 7 October 2021 are not eligible employees.

    6 December 2020 – registrations open

    You can register from 6 December 2020. You only need to register once and you must register before you claim.

    1 February 2021 – first claim period opens

    You can claim JobMaker Hiring Credit payments from 1 February 2021 as long as you have registered and met the other eligibility requirements (including reporting through Single Touch Payroll).

    30 April 2021 – first claim period closes

    You can only claim JobMaker Hiring Credit for the first JobMaker period until the end of 30 April 2021. You must claim by the end of the claim period to receive JobMaker Hiring Credit for that period.

    Claim period dates for later JobMaker periods are set out in the table below.

    6 October 2022 – scheme ends

    The JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme will end on 6 October 2022.

    JobMaker claim periods

    Dates for JobMaker periods, STP reporting and claim periods

    Period

    JobMaker period

    STP reporting due date

    Claim period

    1

    7 October 2020 – 6 January 2021

    27 April 2021

    1 February 2021 – 30 April 2021

    2

    7 January 2021 – 6 April 2021

    28 July 2021

    1 May 2021 – 31 July 2021

    3

    7 April 2021 – 6 July 2021

    28 October 2021

    1 August 2021 – 31 October 2021

    4

    7 July 2021 – 6 October 2021

    28 January 2022

    1 November 2021 – 31 January 2022

    5

    7 October 2021 – 6 January 2022

    27 April 2022

    1 February 2022 – 30 April 2022

    6

    7 January 2022 – 6 April 2022

    28 July 2022

    1 May 2022 – 31 July 2022

    7

    7 April 2022 – 6 July 2022

    28 October 2022

    1 August 2022 – 31 October 2022

    8

    7 July 2022 – 6 October 2022

    28 January 2023

    1 November 2022 – 31 January 2023

    STP reporting due date

    You must meet the STP reporting obligations for each JobMaker period you are claiming for. Your STP reporting is due three days before the end of the relevant JobMaker claim period.

    Registration due date

    You only need to register once. You must register by the due date of the first JobMaker period you are claiming for. For example, if you want to make a claim for the first JobMaker period, you must register by 30 April 2021.

    Last modified: 14 Jan 2021QC 64257