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13 July 2020
Your age determines if we assess your superannuation in our income and assets tests.
10 July 2020
Your payment summary information should now be pre-filled in the ATOs myTax system.
9 July 2020
It’s easy to do most of your business with us online or over the phone during this time.
7 July 2020
If the bushfires affected you, there’s still time to claim.
1 July 2020
We will soon start refunding money to people who made repayments to eligible income compliance debts.
30 June 2020
We also have tips and resources to help you improve your online skills.
29 June 2020
If you’re getting a taxable payment from us you may need us to take tax out of your payment.
24 June 2020
From 3 July 2020, we’ll pay eligible carers the Carer Supplement. Carers may also get the Child Disability Assistance Payment.
19 June 2020
You may have got a notice from us about a class action. This is not a debt letter.
19 June 2020
Your feedback on the beta website will help improve your online government experience.
11 June 2020
If you’re a carer there are payments and support services to help you.
26 May 2020
Reporting your income is quicker with our new online services.
12 May 2020
The Financial Information Service (FIS) can help you make informed decisions about your finances.
6 May 2020
There are some things you need to know about how the Coronavirus has affected overseas travel.
1 May 2020
You don’t need to call or visit a service centre to establish your identity and claim a payment.
30 April 2020
Remember to review your Centrepay deductions and adjust them to match the services you’re getting.
23 April 2020
Staying on Carer Payment may be better for you than changing to JobSeeker Payment.
22 April 2020
We’ve made some temporary changes to your requirements and payment.
16 April 2020
You should only visit a service centre if you’re well and don’t have any other choice.
7 April 2020
You can get some of your super early if you’re in financial stress due to COVID-19.
7 April 2020
There’s new rules to help you get a payment from us if you’ve lost your job due to coronavirus.
3 March 2020
It’s important to let us know when something in your life changes. That way you won’t get overpaid.
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