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Government Stimulus Package
Working Australian Tax Bonus ($250 - $900 per individual)
Single Income Family Bonus ($900 per family)
Training and Learning Bonus ($950 per individual)
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Reduction to Minimum Pension Drawdowns for 2008/09
Working Bonus - More Detail
Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Response - Fires and Floods
What does an Executor do?
Specific Roles of an Executor
Appointor - what does this mean?
Role of Trustees of Family Trusts
Genuine Redundancy Payments Non-assessable Non-exempt Income
Education Tax Offset Now Available
Are you a Grandparent Carer?
Granny Flats - are you entitled to Rent Assistance?
Interest Rates & Strategies
PAYG Instalments 20% Reduction
Government Stimulus Package
On 3rd February 2009 as part of its economic stimulus package, the Federal Government announced the following bonuses for eligible individuals:-

  • Working Australian Tax Bonus ($300 - $950 per individual);
  • Single Income Family Bonus ($900 per family);
  • Back to School Bonus ($950 per child);
  • Training and Learning Bonus ($950 per individual); and
  • Farmer's Hardship Bonus ($950 per household)

These bonuses will not be taxable income, nor will they be included as income for social security purposes.

Each bonus has its own eligibility requirements and payment dates as outlined in a more detailed article.

No action is needed to claim the benefits, except one small group - students aged 19-20 with Family Tax Benefit A see relevant article.



26th-March-2009