NSW: Small Business Fees and Charges Rebate

Closing Date: 30/6/22

A rebate is available to small businesses, sole traders and not-for-profits to help them recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and encourage growth by reducing the cost of running a business.

Funds can be used to offset the costs of eligible NSW and local government fees and charges due and paid from 1 March 2021. These include, but are not limited to:

  • food authority licenses
  • liquor licenses
  • tradesperson licenses
  • event fees
  • outdoor seating fees
  • council rates
  • road user tolls for business use.

Employing businesses can now claim 50% of the cost of COVID-19 rapid antigen tests (RATs) up to the full rebate value of $3,000 to help them assist their workers to test when required.


Key Criteria:

  • To be eligible, you must:
    • have total Australian wages below the NSW Government 2020–2021 payroll tax threshold of $1.2 million
    • have an Australian business number (ABN) registered in NSW and/or have business premises physically located and operating in New South Wales.
Contact Name:  NSW Government
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Boost Grant Category:

Rebates & Discounts

Grant State:

New South Wales

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