COVID-19 Grants Due Date Reminder

Thank you so much for your enthusiastic (and entertaining) replies to last week’s trivia questions. We hope you enjoyed them even half as much as we did!

You might not know about the Small Business Fees and Charges Rebate. Eligible businesses or not-for-profits only need to apply for the rebate once, but can submit multiple claims until the full value of $1,500 is reached. 

Funds from this rebate can be used to offset the costs of eligible NSW and local government fees and charges due and paid from 1 March 2021. These include, but are not limited to:

  • vehicle registration (business use fee)
  • council rates
  • issue or renewal of a driver licence
  • food authority licences
  • liquor licences
  • tradesperson licences
  • event fees
  • outdoor seating fees

You might be eligible for this rebate if you:

  • have total Australian wages below the NSW Government 2020-21 payroll tax threshold of $1.2 million
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN) registered in NSW and/or have business premises physically located and operating in NSW.

This rebate will be available until 30 June 2022Check the full eligibility criteria here.

If you are eligible for the NSW 2021 COVID-19 Business Grant (check eligibility here), please note that you must lodge your application before 13 September 2021.

JobSaver Payment grants have an application deadline of 18 October 2021Check your eligibility and application requirements here

Please get in touch if you need help with your evidence requirements.