• IT8 Number of dependent children 2014

    Did you have any dependent children?

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

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    No

    Write 0 at D item IT8, then

     

    Yes

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    For this question, a dependent child is your child who is:

    • under 21 years old, or
    • 21 to 24 years old and a full-time student

    regardless of their income.

    The child must be an Australian resident and you must have contributed to their maintenance. See What is maintaining a dependant?

    We use this information to determine whether you are entitled to an increase in the income test threshold for the:

    • Private health insurance rebate
    • Net medical expenses tax offset, and
    • Medicare levy surcharge.

    Completing your tax return

    Write the number of your dependent children at D item IT8.

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      Last modified: 05 Jun 2014QC 40160