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    Do I have to ring Family Assistance to tell them I don't have to file a tax return?

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    If you are eligible for FTB part A you will get $700 odd per child
    If you are eligible for FTB part B youll get another $300 odd per family.
    Also arrears can mean money you are owed due to overestimating.

    amyo - sounds like yours is the supps if you have 1 child. You get it because the FAO use it to offset debts at tax time, however if you dont have a debt you get the payment.

    You need to tell centrelink you dont need to lodge, if you are partnered youll need to wait for your partner to do their tax

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    The *reason* for it is to my understanding they automatically withhold a portion of ftb part 1 & 2 - just in case you underestimate your incomes - so that you don't owe them any or much money. Or they just give it back to you as a 'bonus' - but yeah I think it's there to avoid having families owe the family assistance office money.

    Mine took ages to come through last year.

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    Called them, now just waiting for DHs group certificate.

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    getting it on wednessday.... woo hoo!

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    i think both tax returns need to be lodged before getting the supplemnet , is this correct>


 

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