On 14 August 2020, the Treasurer made the 7th amendment to the JobKeeper rules – the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Amendment Rules (No 7) 2020. This was to change the JobKeeper employment reference date to 1 July 2020 (from 1 March 2020) for determining employee eligibility – for fortnights that commence on or after 3 August 2020. This was to give effect to his previous announcement to this effect.

See below for details.

[Tax Month – August 2020]

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