Family Tax Benefit

Time period for submitting lump sum claims and confirming income

You have 1 year to submit a lump sum claim for family assistance and confirm your income for that financial year.

2016-17 financial year

You have until 30 June 2018 to submit a lump sum claim for:

You and your partner also need to confirm your income for FTB and SIFS by 30 June 2018. You can do this by lodging a tax return with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), or telling us you don’t need to lodge.

If you receive FTB Part A and your family’s income is under $80,000, you may be eligible for the FTB Part A Supplement.

You also have until 30 June 2018 to make sure:

Contact us if there are special circumstances that stop you or your partner from completing any of the above within the time period.

Read more about balancing your family assistance payments.

How to claim

You can claim FTB, CCB and SIFS using your:

If you can't start your claim online, you can download and complete one of these forms:

If you can't start your SIFS claim online, you can contact us.

If you don't submit your lump sum claim for CCB within the time period, we won't assess your eligibility for Child Care Rebate.

Page last updated: 12 May 2018