NSW Business Grants – June 30 deadlines

Updated June 29th 2022

Business grants and rebates still available with a claims deadline of June 30, 2022 –

  1. Small Business Fees and Charges Rebate – extended to cover RATs
  2. Jobs Plus Program
  3. Export Assistance Grant

Small Business Fees and Charges Rebate

Eligibility

  • Have total Australian wages below the NSW Government 2021 payroll tax threshold of $1.2M
  • Have an ABN registered in NSW or business premises physically located and operating in NSW
  • For list of eligible fees and charges, click here

Payment Amount

  • The maximum $2,000 rebate will be increased to $3,000 in late March
  • You can submit multiple claims until the value of $3000 us reached
  • Employing businesses will be able to claim half of the costs for Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs)
  • Only one $3000 rebate per ABN

Next Steps

Jobs Plus Program

Eligibility

  • Must start hiring before 31 December 2022 and all staff must also live and be paid in NSW
  • At least 30 new staff full-time equivalent staff must be hired and onboarded by 30 June 2021
  • You can check your eligibility here

Benefits

  • Payroll tax relief for up to 4 years once business has employed 30 new full time equivalent staff
  • Subsidised training package rebates
  • Rebates for approved projects
  • Access to subsidised, short-term Government accommodation and spaces for up to 2 years

Next Steps

  • Check your eligibility here
  • Apply here
  • Applications close 30 June 2022 or until support is fully allocated

Export Assistance Grant

Eligibility

  • Must be based in NSW
  • Have a registered ABN and be registered for GST as at 1 August 2019
  • Currently exporting, or were exporting prior to impacts of COVID-19, bushfires and drought
  • Employ a minimum of 3 full-time equivalent staff at the time of application
  • Own the goods/services to be exported
  • Have an annual turnover of up to $100M. If greater than this sum, you must demonstrate export turnover has declined by more than 30% in the 2020 financial year

Benefits

  • Receive a grant of up to $10,000 for export assistance
  • This grant will be provided as reimbursement of 50% of eligible expense already paid since 1 January 2020.

Next Steps

  • You can apply for the grant here
  • You can submit either one application for $10,000 or multiple applications of a minimum of $2,000
  • You will need a completed statement of Business eligibility in order to apply
  • Applications close 30 June 2022