Medicare levy adjustment



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To claim the Medicare levy adjustment available to some low income earners with dependants, your employee must lodge a Medicare levy variation declaration (NAT 0929) with their Tax file number declaration.

Some employees may be liable for an increased rate of Medicare levy or the Medicare levy surcharge as a result of new income tests. They can lodge a Medicare levy variation declaration, requesting you to increase the amount to be withheld from their payments.

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For instructions on how to work out the Medicare levy adjustment refer to Medicare levy adjustment fortnightly tax table (NAT 1011).

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Last modified: 22 Apr 2015QC 39409