Family Tax Benefit
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A 2 part payment that helps with the cost of raising children.
- you have a dependent child or full time secondary student aged 16 to 19 who isn’t 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
From 10 June 2019, we’re changing how we recover money you owe from your Family Tax Benefit (FTB). We can do this even if you have a payment arrangement in place. Read more about changes if you get family payments.
In this section
Who can get it
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Family Tax Benefit.
How much you can get
How much Family Tax Benefit you'll get.
How to claim
Complete the following steps to claim Family Tax Benefit. Before you start, check if you can get it.
How to manage your payment
Your options and obligations for Family Tax Benefit.
What can affect your payment
There are different things that can affect your Family Tax Benefit payment. The amount you get depends on your circumstances.
What other services are available
Tools, information and other services we offer.
What information relates
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Family Tax Benefit.