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Most families will need to do something before we can start balancing their Family Tax Benefit or Child Care Subsidy.
You can use our online services to get a copy of your payment summary. If you use ATO’s myTax, it’s prefilled for you.
Follow these four steps so we can balance your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) and Child Care Subsidy (CCS).
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Find out what to do if your child care fees change, you get a lump sum payment or you’ve been paid too much.
From 1 July 2019 there are some changes that could affect you if you get family payments.
If they don’t meet immunisation requirements and you get Family Tax Benefit (FTB), your FTB Part A rate may reduce.
If they don’t have one before they turn 5, your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A rate will reduce.
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After the end of the financial year we balance Family Tax Benefit (FTB) and Child Care Subsidy (CCS) payments.
From 10 June 2019, if you owe us money we can recover it from your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) payments.
If you were getting an eligible payment on 2 April 2019, we’ll pay you an Energy Assistance Payment by 30 June 2019.
Your child’s age can affect the Family Tax Benefit (FTB) payments your family can get.
If you get Family Tax Benefit (FTB) or Child Care Subsidy, we need your family income estimate for the new financial year.
Changes to the Pension Loans Scheme will impact new and existing participants. More people will be able to access it.
If it goes over this amount you’ll need to repay the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) you got.
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You may need to confirm your family’s income or submit a lump sum claim for Family Tax Benefit (FTB) for 2017-18.
For some families, even a small change in your family’s income may change how much Child Care Subsidy (CCS) we pay.
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If you’re getting Family Tax Benefit (FTB) for a child 16-19, you might need to update your child’s education details.
If you get Child Care Subsidy and your income is close to this amount, an annual cap could affect you.
Updating your income can help you avoid an overpayment. Especially if any of these reasons apply to your family.
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We may reduce your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A if you haven’t applied for a child support assessment.
If your family’s circumstances change and you get Child Care Subsidy, let us know. Otherwise, we may overpay you.
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