how to know if i have to do my tax return for family benefits payments

If you or your partner received family assistance such as the family tax benefit or the child care benefit from Centrelink during the financial year, it is likely that you or your partner will need to either lodge tax returns, or notify the ATO that you do not need to lodge one.


The basic threshold for lodging a tax return in Australia is around $18,200. This means that if you and or your partner have received income exceeding $18,200, you will need to lodge a tax return. if i received benefits do i get a refund from the ato


Visit our How It Works page and follow the steps to lodge your tax online now.

In some cases, people who received government benefits receiving under the threshold will still need to lodge a tax return, so that child support, youth allowance or other services have a record of their income.


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This Audio File Explains How Tax Is Calculated For Those Receiving Benefits


Visit our How It Works page and follow the steps to lodge your tax online now.