• Variations to the claim period

    Attention

    Warning:

    This information may not apply to the current year. Check the content carefully to ensure it is applicable to your circumstances.

    End of attention

    Did any of the following apply to the eligible person?

    • They ceased to be, or became, a resident of Australia.
    • They didn't have legal responsibility for and care of the child all the time.
    • They have filled in a number of days at box  B step  4 or box C step 5 under Are you the eligible person for the baby bonus?

    No

    You do not need to complete Variations to the claim period. Go to Transfer details.

    Yes

    You need to calculate the number of days of the claim period. Read on.

    You need to find out the number of days that the eligible person has written at steps 2, 4 and 5 under Are you the eligible person for the baby bonus. You then need to do two calculations.

    Calculation 1

    Take the number of days at box  B step  4 away from the number of days at box A step 2.

    Write the answer here.

    Calculation 2

    Take the number of days at box C step 5 away from the number of days at box A step 2.

    Write the answer here.

    Number of days

    Write at P on your claim the lower number of days from calculation 1 or 2.

    Last modified: 17 Dec 2009QC 16835