Family Payment Reform - better targeting of Family Tax Benefit Part B

From 1 July 2015, the primary earner income limit for Family Tax Benefit Part B will be $100,000 instead of $150,000.

This measure started on 1 July 2015.

Description of the measure

From 1 July 2015, the primary earner income limit for Family Tax Benefit Part B will be $100,000 instead of $150,000.

This means that Family Tax Benefit Part B will only be payable if the income of the primary earner in a family is $100,000 or less. Families with primary earner income of more than $100,000 will no longer be eligible to receive Family Tax Benefit Part B.

This change applies automatically for new and existing customers who receive Family Tax Benefit Part B. There are no changes to when or how payments are made.

Questions and answers

Who will be affected by this measure?

This measure will affect new and existing customers who receive Family Tax Benefit Part B.

Am I eligible for this measure?

This change applies automatically to new and existing Family Tax Benefit Part B customers from 1 July 2015.

There are no changes to when or how payments are made.

When will this measure start and finish?

This measure will start on 1 July 2015 and will be ongoing.

Page last updated: 16 March 2016

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