Six Month Waiver Of Payroll Tax – ACT

Hospitality (cafes, pubs, hotels, clubs and restaurants), creative arts and entertainment industries

Hospitality (cafes, pubs, hotels, clubs and restaurants), creative arts and entertainment industries will receive a six-month waiver of payroll tax from March to August 2020.

Hospitality (cafes, pubs, hotels, clubs and restaurants), creative arts and entertainment industries will receive a six-month waiver of payroll tax from March to August  2020.

Businesses will need to complete a simple online application form to confirm their eligibility by visiting the ACT Revenue Office website (available soon) at: www.revenue.act.gov.au

  • For those who lodge their payroll tax return monthly, the first waiver will be applied to the March payroll tax return, which is usually payable by 7 April.
  • For those who lodge their payroll tax return annually, the waiver will be applied to their account when their return is received at the end of the 2019-20 financial year.

Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

FAQs

Hospitality (cafes, pubs, hotels, clubs and restaurants), creative arts and entertainment industries.

Businesses will need to complete a simple online application form to confirm their eligibility by visiting the ACT Revenue Office website (available soon) at: www.revenue.act.gov.au

  • For those who lodge their payroll tax return monthly, the first waiver will be applied to the March payroll tax return, which is usually payable by 7 April.
  • For those who lodge their payroll tax return annually, the waiver will be applied to their account when their return is received at the end of the 2019-20 financial year.
Six Month Waiver Of Payroll Tax - ACT - Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What businesses are eligible to receive support?

Hospitality (cafes, pubs, hotels, clubs and restaurants), creative arts and entertainment industries.

How to apply?

Businesses will need to complete a simple online application form to confirm their eligibility by visiting the ACT Revenue Office website (available soon) at: www.revenue.act.gov.au

Is there a difference if I lodge monthly or annually?

  • For those who lodge their payroll tax return monthly, the first waiver will be applied to the March payroll tax return, which is usually payable by 7 April.
  • For those who lodge their payroll tax return annually, the waiver will be applied to their account when their return is received at the end of the 2019-20 financial year.

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