COVID-19 Payroll Tax Relief QLD

Payroll tax relief measures are available for QLD businesses operating in the hospitality and tourism sectors.


The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Payroll tax relief measures.

Who is this for?

QLD businesses in the hospitality and tourism sectors.


If you are a business operating in the hospitality or tourism sector and lodge payroll tax returns monthly, you can apply to defer paying your liability for July 2021 for 6 months. If you have paid your July return liability, the deferral will be applied to your August return.

The deferral will only apply to 1 month.

No refunds are available if these July and August returns are paid.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, businesses must:

  • pay payroll tax in Queensland
  • operate in the hospitality or tourism sector
  • lodge payroll tax returns monthly
  • have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns in Queensland
  • apply no later than 30 September 2021.

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Coronavirus payroll tax relief.

Payroll tax support for QLD hospitality and tourism businesses impacted by COVID-19