$500 million loan facility
On 17 March 2020, the Palaszczuk Government announced they would create a $500 million loan facility, interest free for the first 12 months, to support small businesses to keep Queenslanders in work.
Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad said the $500 million concessional loan facility would comprise loans of up to $250,000 with an initial 12-month interest free period for businesses to retain staff.
Queensland payroll tax returns are not due for lodgement or payment before 31 July 2020.
|Return period||Normal due date||Deferred due date|
|February||9 March 2020||3 August 2020|
|March||7 April 2020||3 August 2020|
|Jan- Mar quarter||7 April 2020||3 August 2020|
|April||7 April 2020||3 August 2020|
|May||8 June 2020||3 August 2020|
|2019-20 annual||21 July 2020||3 August 2020|
During this time if you want, you can lodge your returns but not pay them – this may help you keep track of your liabilities. You can also choose to continue lodging and paying as usual.
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