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    Default Education refund

    Not sure if it's called education refund but I'm thinking about getting my son who's 6 a little laptop to to his reading eggs (program that's teaches reading) would I be bale to claim it back??? Hope that makes sense

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    Education tax refund has been replaced no longer any need to keep receipts! In June a payment of $410 will be paid to you as the first payment!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashleerose View Post
    Education tax refund has been replaced no longer any need to keep receipts! In June a payment of $410 will be paid to you as the first payment!
    But isn't the $410 only if you are eligible? If you aren't eligible then as far as I know you can claim some on tax with receipts but please check with ato or accountant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashleerose View Post
    Education tax refund has been replaced no longer any need to keep receipts! In June a payment of $410 will be paid to you as the first payment!
    When is it getting paid exactly? End of june? Middle?

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    My sons 5 and due to start primary school in 6 weeks and I am not sure if I'm eligible for it as he's enrolled in school just won't be starting for 6 weeks.

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    The Education Tax Refund was the one you claimed with the ATO & receipts only it no longer exists now- the new budget repeals it. Now you get $420 a year for primary school kids $84o for high school kids no receipts required and it will be paid in 2 instalments- one in January one in July. I expect it will be fairly similar to the old rules whereby you need to be getting FTB part A to be eligible.

    So no you can't claim anything on your tax return if you're not eligible for the new Schoolkids money.

    Here's the link to the Government website http://www.humanservices.gov.au/cust...hoolkids-bonus
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    Quote Originally Posted by MummysYellowCar View Post
    The Education Tax Refund was the one you claimed with the ATO & receipts only it no longer exists now- the new budget repeals it. Now you get $420 a year for primary school kids $84o for high school kids no receipts required and it will be paid in 2 instalments- one in January one in July. I expect it will be fairly similar to the old rules whereby you need to be getting FTB part A to be eligible.

    So no you can't claim anything on your tax return if you're not eligible for the new Schoolkids money.
    Sorry yes you are right, I had forgotten that had changed.

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    Does anyone know a rough time period that this well be laid? Start of June, end of June?

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    Quote Originally Posted by supa_star323 View Post
    Does anyone know a rough time period that this well be laid? Start of June, end of June?
    On the human services site it states payments will be made between 20-29 of June 2012

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    I think I read somewhere it was from the 20 th june

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