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    Default Dont forget to tell CSA

    Dont forget that everyone needs to tell csa their 2011/2012 income, even if its just centrelink payments.

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    I have dd 100%. Does my income affect how much child support is paid to me?
    I've made a mistake with my income this financial year...

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    Oh really? They won't get that info from my tax return?

    I seriously hate dealing with them.

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    If you need to do a tax return they just use the data from that; otherwise you need to let them know your expected income for the year. Also if the care % changes as both your income and the care % are used to calculate how much you get. In saying that the sooner you do your tax return the better; particularly if your income has gone down as you might be entitled to more $$. The child support calculator on centrelink's website can give you an idea if its going to go up down or stay the same. Lucky me I expect to be about $20 a week better off.

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    Even if you have 100%, and if you only recieve centrelink payments as income, you still need to let csa know

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    Mine should make it a NIL assessment Still waiting on group certificates though. Humph.

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    I've never told CSA about my income in the whole 7 years I've been dealing with them.. Oops

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    When has this come in? I've never had to tell them. And in fact my assessment is until 2018 so won't change.

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    I've never had to tell them either, dot they get this from the ATO and Centrelink?

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    I was told last financial yr that it needs to be done, or they will just go on a general basic income which is often higher than centrelink payments So if you dont tell them, you may actually be getting less than your entitled to.

    You would think that because CL and CSA are both government agencies, that they'd share info, but aparently not


 

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