• Wellness Business Advisor

Additional Covid-19 help for QLD businesses

The Queensland Government has announced further Covid-19 help for businesses.

Payroll Tax

  • a two month waiver of payroll taxes for July & August 2020 for businesses with annual Australian taxable wages up to $6.5m

  • JobKeeper subsidy payments will continue to be exempt from payroll tax, despite the payments being liable for income tax

  • exisitng payroll tax deferred liabilities can be paid off over the course of 2021

Rent Relief

  • businesses renting State government premises who have been impacted by Covid-19 will have rent relief extended to the end of the 2020 calendar year

Land Tax Relief

  • an automatic 3 month deferral of land tax liabilities for the 2020-21 year

  • no deferral application required

  • a 25% land tax rebate reducing land tax liabilities for eligible properties for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 years

  • for the 2019-20 year - applications close 31 October 2020

  • for the 2020-21 year - applications close 26 February 2021

  • to complete online rebate application form visit OSR Online

  • a waiver of the 25% land tax foreign surcharge for foreign entities for the 2019-20 year

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