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
In this section
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Family Tax Benefit, and how much you'll get.
How much Family Tax Benefit you'll get.
Check if you're eligible before you start your claim. There are 6 steps to claim Family Tax Benefit. Before you start, check you can receive it and when to claim.
Managing 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.
Tools, information and other services we offer.
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Family Tax Benefit.