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State-Based Stimulus Package Initiatives | Victoria

Published by:
Alf Couceiro
Published on:
April 02, 2020
State-Based Stimulus Package Initiatives | Victoria

In addition to the nationwide stimulus, states and territories have also created local business relief packages.  From payroll tax to rent relief and business support, State Government initiatives for Victoria are outlined below. (Please click on the links in each section for more information.)

Payroll Tax Refunds

A payroll tax refund is available for the full amount paid during FY2020, for SMEs with a payroll of less than $3m.

Payroll Tax Deferral

SMEs will be able to defer payroll tax payments due for the first three months of FY2021, until 1 January 2021.

Rent Relief and Land Tax Deferral

Eligible SMEs who are commercial tenants in government buildings are eligible for rent relief and deferral of land tax payments during 2020.

Business Support Fund

For severely affected sectors, $500m has been committed to establishing a fund for support. Industries include hospitality, tourism, accommodation, arts and retail industries.

More information on VIC initiatives can be found here:

Victorian Government: Media Release

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