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30 January 2024
The NSW Government today announced a major new grants package and changes to the Dine & Discover program to help tens of thousands of small businesses and people across NSW impacted by the current COVID-19 restrictions. Dine & Discover vouchers have been extended for use until 31 August 2021. They will also be able to be used for takeaway from eligible and registered Dine businesses during the restriction period, but food must be delivered directly to the home by the restaurant or café and not picked up.
Additional help through the NSW Small Business Grant is available to businesses and sole traders with a turnover of more than $75,000 per annum but below the NSW Government 2020-21 payroll tax threshold of $1,200,000 as of 1 July 2020.
These businesses must have fewer than 20 full-time equivalent employees and an Australian Business Number (ABN) registered in New South Wales or be able to demonstrate they are physically located and primarily operating in New South Wales. In the next few days, the full criteria will be available on the Service NSW website: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/
The amount a small business can receive will depend on the percentage of turnover they have lost during the lockdown. There will be three tiers:
Businesses will be able to apply for the grants through Service NSW from later in July and will need to show a decline in turnover across a minimum two-week period after the commencement of major restrictions on June 26.
COVID-19 Disaster Payment Available Australia-Wide
The COVID-19 Disaster Payment was made available to Victorians during their recent lockdown and has now been made available Australia-wide to business owners and employees who are struggling due to the lockdown.
All the below criteria must be met for you to be eligible for these payments. Check to see if you qualify:
You can get one federal (taxable) payment for each period of lockdown, excluding the first 7 days. You will either get:
More information on the Services NSW website https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/
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30 January 2024