Family Tax Benefit

A two part payment that helps with the cost of raising children.

Eligibility basics

  • have a dependent child or full time secondary student younger than 20 years of age who is not receiving a pension, payment or benefit such as Youth Allowance
  • provide care for the child for at least 35% of the time
  • meet an income test


The way we assess reportable fringe benefits as part of your adjusted taxable income is changing. Read more about reportable fringe benefits.

Page last updated: 24 January 2017