What can affect your payment

The amount of Family Tax Benefit you get will depend on your family income and circumstances.

Some things can impact your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Payment.

If you get FTB, you must tell us if your circumstances change.

Your FTB Part A may reduce if your child doesn't meet:

If you or your partner get child support, these payments can affect your FTB Part A. Read more about child support and your FTB Part A.

Your FTB could change depending on the amount of time the child is in your care, or when your child turns 16 or stops studying.

There are rules about how long you can get FTB when you, or a dependent child, travel outside Australia.

Read more about how your percentage of care affects your FTB payments.

Next: What other help is available

We have a range of other services, tools and information to help you manage your payment or get extra support.

Page last updated: 21 July 2021