Over the Cliff: The ATO is winding back its JobKeeper team as COVID support finish line approaches

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated February 22 2021 - 8:11pm, first published 6:30pm
The ATO is winding down its JobKeeper team as the government pulls the plug on its COVID-19 stimulus support package. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The tax office has begun the process of winding back the team responsible for JobKeeper as the government looks to close the books on the billion-dollar program that supported millions during the coronavirus pandemic.


Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

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