JobMaker Hiring Credits payments – Claim Now

JobMaker Hiring Credit payments are able to be claimed for additional eligible employees hired between the 7th of April 2021 – 6th July 2021. Claims must be made by the 31st of October 2021.

Eligibility Criteria

Employers may be found eligible if you meet all of the following:

  • has registered for the JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme
  • either
    • operates a business in Australia
    • is a not-for-profit organisation operating in Australia
    • is a deductible gift recipient (DGR) endorsed either as a public fund or for a public fund you operated under the Overseas Aid Gift Deductibility Scheme (DGR item 9.1.1) or for developed country relief (DGR item 9.1.2)
  • holds an Australian business number (ABN)
  • is registered for pay as you go (PAYG) withholding
  • has not claimed JobKeeper payments for a fortnight that started during the JobMaker period
  • is up to date with income tax and GST returns for the two years up to the end of the JobMaker period for which they are claiming
  • satisfies the payroll increase and the headcount increase conditions
  • satisfies reporting requirements, including up to date Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting
  • does not belong to one of the ineligible employer categories.

For further information regarding eligibility please see the ATO website

If you business is eligible

  • register – use ATO online services, Online services for business, or a registered tax or BAS agent
  • nominate your additional eligible employees – run payroll events through your Single Touch Payroll enabled software
  • claim – use ATO online services, Online services for business, or a registered tax or BAS agent.

If your business is eligible you can claim the JobMaker hiring credit for up to a year for each additional eligible employee hired between 7th of October 2020 – 6th October 2021.

If you require assistance in accessing the JobMaker hiring credit please contact the Journey2 team!


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