Family Payment Reform - maintain Family Tax Benefit payment rates for two years

From 1 July 2014 the indexation of the base rate of Family Tax Benefit Part A will be fixed for two years.

This measure has not started. It is subject to the passage of legislation.

Description of the measure

From 1 July 2014 the indexation of the base rate of Family Tax Benefit Part A will be fixed for two years.

The base rate of Family Tax Benefit Part A will remain at $1,438.10 for each child per year (or $55.16 per fortnight) from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2016.

This change applies automatically for new and existing customers who receive Family Tax Benefit Part A. 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 A.

Am I eligible for this measure?

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

When will this measure start and finish?

Indexation under this measure will be fixed from 1 July 2014 for two years.

Page last updated: 16 March 2016

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