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  • IT8 Number of dependent children 2015

    Did you have any dependent children?



    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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    Write 0 at D item IT8, then



    Read on.

    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.

    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: 29 May 2015QC 44232