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Your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) for them will stop if they’re 16 or older and stop studying.
If they get Youth Allowance or ABSTUDY Living Allowance, we may need to review your income details. Here’s what you need to do.
We’ve started sending Family Tax Benefit (FTB) account payable notices to people who haven’t.
If you haven’t got Child Care Subsidy (CCS) since the last school holidays, you may need to take action to restart it.
Read about support available to help steer your kids into success.
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After we balance your family payments, we’ll let you know the outcome. Find out more about these.
We’re now balancing CCS for 2018-19. Once we’ve balanced yours, we’ll let you know. See how we work out your outcome.
You need to confirm your income details for 2018-19 so we can start balancing your CCS from 29 July 2019.
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.
Most families will need to do something before we can start balancing their Family Tax Benefit or Child Care Subsidy.
Follow these four steps so we can balance your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) and Child Care Subsidy (CCS).
Getting a flu vaccine every year is your best shot at stopping the flu.
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 have one before they turn 5, your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A rate will reduce.
To help give you a better website experience we’ve refreshed our design.
If they don’t meet immunisation requirements and you get Family Tax Benefit (FTB), your FTB Part A rate may reduce.
Your child’s age can affect the Family Tax Benefit (FTB) payments your family can get.
If it goes over this amount you’ll need to repay the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) you got.
We may reduce your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A if you haven’t applied for a child support assessment.
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