Office of State Revenue Small Business Grant
The NSW Office of State revenue (OSR)’s Small Business 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.
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.
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.
•Your 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 employee are performed wholly or mainly in NSW.
To receive the grant, the minimum employment for the new job is 12 months starting on the date the employment is commenced.
For more information and the online application form, http://www.osr.nsw.gov.au/grants/sbg