01 Sep 2016
House of Representatives
Before House of Representatives
Introduced with the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2016, the bill amends the:
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 to: increase family tax benefit (FTB) Part A fortnightly rates by $10.08 for each FTB child in the family up to 19 years of age; restructure FTB Part B by: increasing the standard rate by $1000.10 per year for families with a youngest child aged under one; maintaining certain standard rates for families, single parents who are at least 60 years of age, grandparents and great-grandparents; introducing a reduced rate of $1000.10 per year for individuals with a youngest child aged 13 to 16 years of age who are not single parents aged 60 or more or grandparents or great-grandparents; and removing the entitlement for single parent families who are not single parents aged 60 or more or grandparents or great-grandparents from the start of the calendar year their youngest child turns 17 years of age; and phase out the FTB Part A and Part B end-of-year supplements;
Social Security Act 1991 to increase certain youth allowance and disability support pension fortnightly rates by approximately $7.48 for recipients under 18 years of age; and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to make consequential amendments.