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Jobkeeper Monthly Business Declaration

In order to continue claiming Jobkeeper payments you much complete a monthly business declaration. This must be lodged within the first 14 days after the month you are claiming for. For example Mays monthly declaration must be lodged by 14th June. Your BAS agent can make the business monthly declaration for you.

In the lodgement you must reconfirm the business participant details and/or your eligible employees. You will also need to provide with information about your current and projected turnover.

The information you provide on your turnover is not a retest of your eligibility it is just to see how your business is progressing under the JobKeeper Payment scheme.

If your eligible employees change or leave your employment, you will need to maintain your employee information through your monthly declaration.

Before you make your declaration

  • Make sure you have current and next month's projected turnover ready to enter.

  • Make sure you have paid your eligible employees at least $1,500 (before tax) for each JobKeeper fortnight you are claiming for.

  • If you need to make changes to the employees you are claiming JobKeeper payments for, use the same method you used in Step 2 - Identify and maintain your eligible employees by:

  • making the changes in your STP pay event report and lodge, allowing three days for the changes to process

  • lodging an updated JobKeeper report using the Business Portal File transfer function and allow three days for the report to process

  • having any updates to your eligible employees ready to enter into the Business Portal.

Make your declaration

To make a business declaration each month:

  • log in to the Business Portal using myGovID

  • view the COVD-19 screen and select Step 3 – Business monthly declaration for JobKeeper payment

  • reconfirm your reported eligible employees and business participant if you have them

  • if you need to update details for eligible employees or the eligible business participant, select 'Maintain employees'

  • provide your business' current month and next month's projected month GST turnover

  • reconfirm your financial institution details for receiving JobKeeper payments.

If you need any assistance with lodging your Jobkeeper monthly declarations please contact Jess at Anytime Assist Bookkeeping on 0431 604 609.

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