JobKeeper Monthly Declarations Update – Axis IT Consulting

JobKeeper Monthly Declarations Update

Started by Nathan Elcoate
May 5, 2020

JobKeeper Monthly Declarations Update

Good Morning,

The ATO has advised a further setup requirement in maintaining your JobKeeper payment status – monthly declarations.The declarations must be completed on a monthly basis by the Business or an Authorised Representative in order to continue receiving the JobKeeper Subsidy.

The declarations are accessed on the ATO Business Portal webpage accessed via MyGov.

Before you declare you will need to ensure that:

1. Ensure you have paid your Employees at least $1500.00 before tax per JobKeeper fortnight
2. Check if any Eligibility for Employees has changed (if it has you will need to “Identify and Maintain Eligible Employees” via this link first)

Once you login to the ATO Business Portal, head to the Covid-19 assistance pages and select

3. Business Monthly Declaration for JobKeeper payment
4. Provide your business’ current and projected GST turnover
5. Reconfirm your eligible employees
6. Reconfirm your contact and financial institution details


Key Dates as advised by the ATO

Key dates

Should you require any assistance with regards to the specific accounting software your business is using please see our previous article here.

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require any further information regarding your accounting software setup needs.

Regarding complex accounting or turnover queries, please contact your Accountant in the first instance.


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