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COVID-19 Tax Relief Measures NSW

Tax relief support is available for New South Wales businesses impacted by COVID-19.

What you get?

Tax relief measures.

Who is this for?

New South Wales businesses.


2021 payroll tax deferral and new support payment arrangement for ALL businesses

  • 50% reduction in 2021/22 payroll tax liability for businesses with grouped Australian wages of $10 million or less who experienced a 30% decline in turnover
  • Payroll tax customers eligible for a 2021 COVID-19 Business Grant or JobSaver payment whose total grouped Australian wages for the 2021/22 financial year are $10 million or less, will have their annual tax liability reduced by 50% when they lodge their  2022 Annual Payroll Tax Reconciliation online.
  • Customers with total grouped wages of $10 million or less, who did not receive a 2021 COVID-19 Business Grant or JobSaver payment, may still be eligible for the 50% reduction if they are able to demonstrate that they have experienced a 30% decline in turnover during a minimum 14-day period during the ‘Greater Sydney lockdown’ (26 June to 30 November 2021) compared to the same period in 2019 or 2020.

You can find out more about these measures at COVID-19 (coronavirus) and payroll tax.