A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to: modify the method of calculating family tax benefit (FTB) Part B for certain secondary earners who return to work after the birth or adoption of a child; expand the maternity payment eligibility criteria to cover children adopted under 2 years of age; set aside and write-off certain family assistance non-lodgment debts; clarify the meaning of “partner”; limit rent assistance and claims for FTB for a past period; preclude FTB advances for certain child support debtors; and introduce an order of reductions for FTB Part B rates;
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999,
Social Security Act 1991,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to prevent duplicate rent assistance payments; and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to provide for cancellation of only the rent assistance portion of a person’s FTB or social security payment for failing to submit a rent certificate review.