We are very pleased to report that the Victorian Government have expanded the Government Stimulus Grant to support more Victorian Businesses with a one off grant of $5,000.
Many businesses have been hit hard by the recent return of Stage 3 restrictions. This has meant thousands of restaurants, cafes, pubs, gyms, sporting venues, cinemas, and many other businesses have had to restrict their operations or close entirely again.
This one off payment is available to eligible businesses now with applications closing on the 19th of August.
The business must:
Businesses who have already received funding from the Victorian Government’s Economic Survival package are still eligible to apply for this additional funding.
Applicants must provide a copy of:
Sole Traders MUST employ persons other than themselves to be eligible.
If completing the application yourself, you will need to supply the latest copy of your ATO JobKeeper Declaration with the Receipt ID. If Suntax have processed the JobKeeper for you, this will be attached to the monthly JobKeeper confirmation email from us. This will need to be uploaded into your application along with proof of your business operating address.
All applicants may be subject to audit by the Victorian Government and may be required to produce evidence used in supporting the Application and evidence as to the allocation and use of the grant for a period of four years after the grant has been approved. If any information in the application is found to be false or misleading the grant will be repayable to the Victorian Government.
Applications are open right now and will close on Wednesday the 19th of August
Going back into lockdown is frustrating for all, especially the business owners who have invested their life and sometimes their life savings into building their business. You also carry the burden of not only providing the essentials to your family, but your employees and suppliers families too. So in this lockdown, please support each other, shop locally and support your local businesses where you can. And don’t forget, the team at Suntax are working additional hours and additional days to be available to you all during this time.
Should you be feeling overwhelmed, please contact us and we will do everything we can to support you.
Together we will get through this.