2000 Reasons to Consider Hiring a New Employee - 16th November 2015

The Small Business Grant of $2,000 per new employee is a key priority of the New South Wales Government. The grant is designed to encourage the nearly 650,000 small businesses in New South Wales that do not pay payroll tax to hire new employees and expand their business.

What businesses are eligible?

To be eligible for the grant your business must:

* have an active ABN
not have a payroll tax liability, during the 12 month employment period of a new person as at 30 June of the financial year.


What employment is eligible?

A business will receive the grant if all the following employment conditions are met:

* A person is employed in a position that is a new job
* The employment commences on or after 1 July 2015 and before 1 July 2019
* The employment is maintained for a period of 12 months
* The number of full-time equivalent (FTE) employees prior to creating a new position must increase and be maintained over a 12 month period
* The services of the new employee are performed wholly or mainly in NSW.

To find out more information and learn how to register your business for the grant visit NSW Office of State Revenue                            


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