• IT7 Child support you paid 2016

    This question is about amounts you paid or benefits you provided to another person other than your partner for the maintenance of your natural or adopted child.

    Do not include amounts you paid or provided to a person to acquire goods or services.

    Did you pay amounts or provide benefits to another person for the maintenance of your child?

    No

    Write 0 at Z item IT7, then go to IT8 Number of dependent children 2016, or return to main menu Individual tax return instructions 2016.

    Yes

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    Answering this question

    You will need to know, or work out from your records, the total amounts you paid or benefits you provided for the maintenance of your child during 2015–16.

    Completing your tax return

    Step 1

    Add up all the amounts you paid and benefits you provided for the maintenance of your child during 2015–16.

    Step 2

    Write the total at Z item IT7.

    For income test purposes, the amounts you paid and the benefits you provided for the maintenance of your child will be deducted from the total of the other components that make up your adjusted taxable income.

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      Last modified: 26 May 2016QC 48682