Show download pdf controls
  • Attention


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

    End of attention

    Government payments

    The following payments are tax exempt and you do not need to include them in your tax return:

    • Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment
    • ex-gratia payment from the Commonwealth known as 'Assistance for New Zealand non-protected special category visa holders' for
    • a disaster that occurred in Australia during the 2010-11 financial year
    • floods that occurred in Queensland and New South Wales in January, February and March 2012*.
      Last modified: 21 Sep 2016QC 22325