Family Payments Reform - continuing indexation pauses - Family Tax Benefit supplement

Instead of rising as previously planned, Family Tax Benefit Part A and B supplement payments will continue to remain at their current rate of Family Tax Benefit Part A—$726.35 and Family Tax Benefit Part B—$354.05.

Description of the measure

Instead of rising as previously planned, Family Tax Benefit Part A and B supplement payments will continue to remain at their current rate of:

  • Family Tax Benefit Part A—$726.35
  • Family Tax Benefit Part B—$354.05

Indexation will recommence from 1 July 2017.

This change applies automatically for families who claim Family Tax Benefit Part A and/or Part B. There are no changes to when or how the supplements are paid.

This measure continues a decision in the 2011-12 Budget.

Questions and answers

Who will be affected by this measure?

Families who claim Family Tax Benefit Part A and/or Part B.

Am I eligible for this measure?

This change will affect families who claim Family Tax Benefit Part A and/or Part B.

There are no changes to when or how the supplements are paid.

When will this measure start and finish?

Indexation will recommence on 1 July 2017.

Page last updated: 9 March 2016

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