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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRedV View Post
    It depends how many children you have
    We have 4 - what does this mean for us?- that we will be able to get a little bit of FTB A for a little longer? If a previous poster was correct about the $7k that could be enough to float us if I can get night fill or something as well.

    Worked out today that we have a little over a year for me to find a job before the wheels fall off. There's only going to be one recruitment session within that time which is a little stressful.

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    We have two school aged children and DP income is over $100,000 I just put our details in the calculator and we are eligible for $0.

    Have you tried the estimators?

    https://www.centrelink.gov.au/RateEstimatorsWeb/cre.do

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Ted View Post
    Does everyone get Part A no matter their income or does it phase out the more you earn? Up to how much?
    The more you earn the less you get. DH wage is right on the $100k mark (salary sacrifices and tax free allowances luckily brought it down a fair bit) and we still get over $15k a year in family tax benefits.
    I would use the rates estimator, it shows you what you should be entitled too.

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    Just to add, my $7k figure was for the 14/15 financial year. I've no idea what the 15/16 financial year will bring.

    But the last financial year saw me getting FTB A and FTB B plus both lots if supps, an energery supp, a large family supp and a single income supp (I checked my statement).

    This financial year, if things have changed, I might not get anything. I honestly don't know.

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    I got a letter when they made the changes saying my FTB was now zero.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PomPoms View Post
    We have two school aged children and DP income is over $100,000 I just put our details in the calculator and we are eligible for $0.

    Have you tried the estimators?

    https://www.centrelink.gov.au/RateEstimatorsWeb/cre.do
    Hold onto your hats! This may shock you ladies - the online estimator is not available at the moment. Thank you for the link - I'll try it again later. I have considered going into Centrelink, but I doubt I'd come out enlightened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Ted View Post
    Hold onto your hats! This may shock you ladies - the online estimator is not available at the moment. Thank you for the link - I'll try it again later. I have considered going into Centrelink, but I doubt I'd come out enlightened.
    *faints*

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    I was able to connect finally and worked out life beyond the boundary.

    It wasn't as horrifying as I thought it could have been which was slightly nice, but I really do need to get work or we are in big trouble. Two days would be perfect

    Next question...

    Is there a limit as to the amount of Child care benefit or rebate that the government will provide? I thought somewhere along the line I read it was a bit over $7000 for one of them but is that per child or per family? If it's per family, then working 3 days may not be possible. I could have dreamt that number too but didn't have to think of it at the time as there wasn't any scenario in my life that it was applicable to.

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    It's per child ;-)

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    How does it work for a business? Does anyone know? Or different rules apply? Income? Profit and loss? Etc?


 

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