Tax relief for eligible businesses

The Victorian Government has launched the $500 million Business Support Fund to help small businesses survive the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) and keep people in work.

The Fund is part of the Victorian Government’s $1.7 billion Economic Survival Package. Applications opened on Monday 30 March 2020 and will close on Monday 1 June 2020.

Small businesses are eligible if they:

  • Employ staff
  • Have been subject to closure or is highly impacted by Restricted Activity Directions
  • Have a turnover of more than $75,000
  • Have payroll of less than $650,000
  • Hold an Australian Business Number (ABN) and have held that ABN at 16 March 2020 (date of the State of Emergency declaration)
  • Have been engaged in carrying out the operation of the business in the Australian State of Victoria on 16 March 2020.

More details and how to apply visit: