JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme

The JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme is an incentive for businesses to employ additional young job seekers between 16 and 35 years of age.

Eligible employers can access the JobMaker Hiring Credit for each eligible additional employee hired between 7 October 2020 and 6 October 2021.

The first JobMaker period is 7 October 2020 to 6 January 2021 and the claim period for this is 1 February 2021 to 30 April 2021.

Registration is open now and can be accessed via ATO online services, the Business Portal or Online services for business.  This must be done before the end of the period being claimed for, ie. for the first period registration needs to be completed before 30 April 2021.

Employers cannot claim JobKeeper and the JobMaking Hiring Credit for the same period.

Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting obligations for each period being claimed must be met.

For more information and eligibility criteria please follow the link below.

If you wish to discuss any of the above information please contact our office.