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Organise your income estimate and payment choices

You can now update your income estimate for 2017-18 and review your payment choices.

With the new financial year just around the corner, now is a great time to get organised. If you get family assistance payments you’ll need to update your family income estimate.

The earlier you update your income estimate, the better. We use your income estimate to calculate how much Family Tax Benefit and Child Care Benefit you will get during the next financial year.

If your circumstances have changed, it is likely that your payments will too. That’s why it’s important to make sure your income estimate is as accurate as possible so you get paid the right amount.

Now is also a good time to check that your payment choice is the right one for your family. This will help to ensure you don’t get overpaid.

Don’t leave it to the last minute. Update your income estimate and review your payment choice by using:

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Page last updated: 29 May 2017