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  • Monthly business declarations for JobKeeper Fortnights in March need to be completed by 14 April 2021 to receive final JobKeeper payments. The JobKeeper Payment scheme finished on 28 March 2021.

    Step 1: Enrol for the JobKeeper payment

    Key points:

    • You only need to enrol once.
    • Log into ATO online services through myGovExternal Link and select the ATO, or log into the Business PortalExternal Link using myGovID.
    • View the COVID-19 screen and select Step 1 Enrol business for JobKeeper wage subsidies.
    • Fill in the required information which is outlined below.
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    Important: you cannot save the form while you are working on it. You cannot edit it once it is submitted. This means it is important to read the instructions carefully to make sure you have all the information you need.

    Required information

    Decline in turnover

    If you are enrolling in JobKeeper to claim fortnights from 28 September 2020, you will need to satisfy two decline in turnover tests. However, if you satisfy the actual decline in turnover test you will also satisfy the original decline in turnover test. Unless you are a University that is a Table A Provider (see Turnover test for Universities).

    In completing the enrolment form you can answer the questions based on your satisfaction of the actual decline in turnover test for the:

    • September 2020 quarter if enrolling for the first time for JobKeeper extension 1 – 28 September 2020 to 3 January 2021
    • December 2020 quarter if enrolling for the first time for JobKeeper extension 2 – 4 January 2021 to 28 March 2021
    Completing the questions

    Select Yes if your business experienced a decline in turnover between March and December 2020.

    Screenshot of enrolment form question ‘Did you experience a decline in turnover between March to December 2020*’ with the answer ‘Yes’ selected.

    Select the month in which your business first experienced a decline in turnover of at least 30%.

    • For example if you satisfied the decline in turnover test for the September 2020 quarter, select July (first month of that quarter).

    Select Yes if your business experienced a decline in turnover of at least 30%. This decline in turnover percentage is also the actual decline in turnover test for each JobKeeper extension.

    Contact and financial institution details

    Enter your financial institution and contact details for receiving JobKeeper payments.

    Screenshot of enrolment form section on financial institution details for employing entity.

    Tip:

    • Use the print friendly function to capture your completed JobKeeper enrolment details in PDF format. We recommend you save this information, including your receipt number, for your records.

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      Last modified: 30 Nov 2020QC 62204