The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has announced the following key dates for the Job Keeper Program.

✅ 20 April 2020
Enrollment opens online for JobKeeper Scheme

✅ 26 April 2020
Enrolment deadline to be eligible for the first round of payments

✅ 30 April 2020
Deadline to have paid your eligible employees for the first two fortnights (30 March – 12 April, 13 – 27 April).

Deadline to notify your employees and to have received the completed JobKeeper nomination notice from your employees.

✅ 4 May 2020
Deadline to finalise the registration of your eligible employees’ details (and lodgement of business monthly declaration) with ATO.

The ATO has also posted a step by step guide, for how to enrol your business in the JobKeeper program. There are three guides; please use the one most relevant to your business structure: