An annual payment of up to $300 to help eligible families.
- you were eligible for Single Income Family Supplement (SIFS) on 30 June 2017 and have stayed eligible since
- have an eligible child in your care, and
- have 1 main income earner whose taxable income is between $68,000 and $150,000 - if there’s a second income earner their taxable income must be less than $18,000
Eligibility & payment rates
Who can receive it
You must meet certain criteria to receive Single Income Family Supplement (SIFS).
How much Single Income Family Supplement (SIFS) you can receive depends on your situation.
If you receive Family Tax Benefit, you don’t need to claim SIFS. If you’re eligible we’ll pay you after you and your partner have lodged a tax return or have told us you don’t need to lodge one.
If you don’t receive Family Tax Benefit but think you’re eligible for SIFS, you’ll need to submit a claim for SIFS after the end of the financial year.
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