Coronavirus Economic Response Package - JobKeeper Payment Guide

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Under the JobKeeper Payment, businesses and not-for-profit entities significantly impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak will be able to access a wage subsidy from the Government to continue paying their employees. This assistance will help businesses to keep people in their jobs and re-start when the crisis is over. For employees, this means they can keep their job and earn an income

This guide is to be used in the development of software to receive and lodge Coronavirus economic response package for JobKeeper payments electronically from and to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

The file format for this report is comma separated values (CSV) file. This is a delimited text file that uses a comma to separate values.

As detailed design continues, further information for payers and intermediaries about lodgment channels and specific requirements for using the channels will be published on and the Software developers website.

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COVID19 JobKeeper Sample (CSV) 710 bytes 24 Apr 2020
COVID 19 JobKeeper guide V1.0.2 (DOCX) 271.2 KB 4 May 2020
COVID19 JobKeeper Blank (CSV) 285 bytes 24 Apr 2020

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