The COVID-19 payment is designed to provide access to some of the funds in your Incolink account in the event your are forced to self isolate or your job site closes as a result of COVID-19.
Eligible Incolink worker members with an available balance will be able to access Incolink COVID-19 payments from your account of $2,000 or the balance of your account (whichever amount is lower).
You will be able to continue accessing these payments every 28 days after the initial claim is made as long as you continue to meet the eligibility criteria. co
Please note: As this is not a genuine redundancy payment, Incolink is required by the ATO to withhold tax. Incolink withholds 32% tax on COVID-19 hardship payments. Note that additional tax may be payable by you when you lodge your tax return, depending on ATO rules.