Interim Farm Household Allowance

In a joint press release dated 26 February 2014, the Government announced that it will bring forward the income support arrangements for farmers. An Interim Farm Household Allowance will be made available to eligible farmers from 3 March 2014 until the introduction of the Farm Household Allowance on 1 July 2014.

This allowance will need to be included as assessable income in the taxpayer's income tax return.

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Joint media releaseExternal Link of 26 February 2014, Supporting drought affected farmers.

Department of Agriculture under Assistance measuresExternal Link, Interim Farm Household Allowance.

Department of Human ServicesExternal Link, Interim Farm Household Allowance.

Regulation and Explanatory Statement. External Link

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