Family Tax Benefit
A 2 part payment that helps with the cost of raising children.
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To get this you must:
- have a dependent child or full time secondary student aged 16 to 19 who isn’t getting a pension, payment or benefit like Youth Allowance
- care for the child for at least 35% of the time
- meet an income test.
Read the full conditions under who can get it.
We’re starting to balance family payments for 2019-20. Find out what you need to do for us to balance your Family Tax Benefit.
Complete the following steps to claim Family Tax Benefit. Before you start, check if you can get it.
There are different things that can affect your Family Tax Benefit payment. The amount you get depends on your circumstances.
Page last updated: 31 August 2020
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