JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme

The JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme is a Federal Government incentive to businesses to employ additional young job seekers aged 16 - 35 years. Employers can claim JobMaker Hiring Credit payments to assist with the cost of hiring additional employees. 

Eligible employers 

To be eligible to receive the JobMaker Hiring Credit payments for a JobMaker period, the employer must:

  1. Be an eligible employer
  2. Employ eligible additional employees
  3. Register for the JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme
  4. Satisfy the headcount increase condition
  5. Satisfy the payroll increase condition

The eligibility criteria for an employer is provided on the ATO website:

For eligible employers, the JobMaker Hiring Credit will be paid every 3 months in arrears. Both the business (or not-for-profit organisation) and each additional employee must meet the eligibility criteria.

The eligibility criteria for an employee is provided on the ATO website:

Each employee must meet all eligibility criteria for the JobMaker Hiring Credit to be claimed. Each employee will be required to complete a JobMaker employee notice to declare that they meet the eligibility for the business to claim the JobMaker Hiring Credit payment.

As a registered BAS Agent, we can register your business for the JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme and manage the claim for you:

If you would like to register for the JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme, or would like further assistance with regards to the program eligibility and reporting requirements, please contact our team at BizWhiz Business Solutions (

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