You may have heard mention of a $10,000 grant available for small businesses suffering under COVID 19 restrictions.  The attached press release was distributed by the NSW Government (3/04/2020) which outlines criteria and eligibility:-

To be eligible, businesses will need to:

  •   Have between 1-19 employees and a turnover of more than $75,000

  • A payroll below the NSW Government 2019-20 payroll tax threshold of $900,000

  • Have an ABN as at 1 March 2020, be based in NSW and employ staff as at 1 March 2020

  • Be highly impacted by the Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020 issued on 30 March 2020

  • Use the funding for business costs such as utilities, overheads, legal costs and financial advice

  • Provide the appropriate documentation on application

Applications for the small business grant of up to $10,000 will be available through Service NSW within a fortnight and be open until 1 June 2020.

We will keep you informed of further information as it becomes available.

NSW Government Media Release – $10000 Grants to Provide Fast Relief for NSW Small Businesses