Good news for those looking to hire
1st March 2021
by The Landscape Association
The Federal Government has launched a new scheme, The JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme, and your business may be eligible.
The Jobmaker Hiring Credit scheme is an incentive for businesses to hire jobseekers aged 16 to 35. Under the scheme, eligible employers can receive payments for each employee they hire, between the dates of 7 October 2020 and 6 October 2021. The scheme ends on 6 October 2021 and is administered through the Australian Taxation Office.
To be eligible, your business must meet all the following requirements:
Note: If your business is not registered for GST you are not required to do so to be eligible for the scheme.
If you believe your business is eligible and you would like to make a claim for the scheme, the first step is to register your business. You will need to provide your baseline headcount, your baseline payroll amount and your contact details at the time of registration. You can lodge your registration through either:
To learn more about eligible/ineligible employers, eligible employees, the effect of other government payments, registration and lodgement requirements, reporting obligations and tax consequences, visit JobMaker Hiring Credit | Australian Taxation Office.
You may also find JobMaker Hiring Credit guide | Australian Taxation Office useful.
For more information on registration, visit Register for JobMaker Hiring Credit | Australian Taxation Office .