How much you can get
If you’re eligible we’ll pay you $1,500 for each 14 day period you self-isolate, quarantine or care for a person who has COVID-19.
The Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment is taxable income. This means you’ll need to include it in your 2020-21 Income Tax Return.
If you get Family Assistance
You’ll need to include the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment – Western Australia in your family income estimate as taxable income. You need to do this if you or your partner get:
If you have a Child Support assessment
If you have a Child Support assessment, the payment will form part of your adjusted taxable income for Child Support. It must be included in any income estimate you lodge for the 2020-21 financial year.
Page last updated: 17 September 2020
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