Tax & AccountingJune 24, 2020

COVID-19 Stimulus in-depth 2: JobKeeper Payments

In response to the economic dislocation caused by the Coronavirus, the government has pushed through a number of massive stimulus packages for employers and employees.

Please also reference the first part in this series COVID-19 Stimulus in-depth 1: Cash Flow Assistance Package

An in-depth guide to the government’s wage subsidy package.

This webinar focuses on the program to make payments to eligible businesses affected by the Coronavirus to support them in retaining employees.

During the webinar, you will be guided through this complex package covering issues such as:

  • Which businesses and individuals are eligible for the program and which are excluded?
  • How are sole traders, partnerships, trusts and other businesses without employees affected?
  • What will the scheme mean for eligible businesses and employees?
  • How does the scheme impact charities and not-for-profits?
  • How will payments be administered and processed?
  • What will recipients

Webinar Learning Outcomes:

Participants will gain a detailed understanding of this new and complex area of the law, including practical tips on how assistance will be available, if at all, to your clients.

Suited to:

Suitable for accounting practices, tax agents and business advisers who act for small and medium sized businesses and individuals, including sole traders.

Presenter Bio:

Mark Chapman is the author of Life and Taxes: A Look At Life Through Tax and has recently edited and updated the second edition of Australian Practical Tax Examples, published in September 2019, both published by Wolters Kluwer CCH Australia.

He has over 25 years experience as a tax professional in both the UK and Australia, specialising in tax for small business and individuals. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a fellow of CPA Australia and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He holds a Masters of Taxation Law with the University of New South Wales.

Since 2015, Mark has been Director of Tax Communications with H&R Block Australia. He writes regularly on tax issues for numerous media outlets and presents on topical tax topics at seminars and other events. He broadcasts frequently on radio and television and writes a regular column for Money Magazine and Yahoo7 Finance. As a tax practitioner in the UK, he occupied a number of senior positions before moving to Australia in 2007 to join the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as a senior director.

You will be provided with:

  • PowerPoint presentation slide deck
  • Supporting documentation
  • Webinar Recording to view multiple times for up to 6 months
  • An opportunity to ask questions to the presenter 
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