Residence rules for Family Tax Benefit

You must meet the residence rules to be eligible to claim Family Tax Benefit Part A and Part B.

On the day you claim Family Tax Benefit Part A or Part B, you must be living in Australia and either:

Your child must also meet these rules or be living with you.

To keep getting Family Tax Benefit

You must continue to meet these rules for as long as you get this payment.

Page last updated: 12 October 2017