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  • Values of the coefficients a and b for each set of formulas

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    Single

    Weekly earnings(x) less than

    a

    b

    $580

    $620

    0.1900

    110.3481

    $711

    0.4150

    250.0168

    $775

    0.5527

    347.9957

    $963

    0.4727

    285.9218

    $1,282

    0.3477

    165.4435

    $1,538

    0.3450

    161.9815

    $3,461

    0.3900

    231.2123

    $3,461 & over

    0.4900

    577.3662

    Illness-separated

    Weekly earnings(x) less than

    a

    b

    $561

    $601

    0.1900

    106.6942

    $620

    0.3150

    181.8841

    $711

    0.4150

    243.9591

    $775

    0.5527

    341.9380

    $915

    0.4727

    279.8641

    $1,282

    0.3477

    165.4435

    $1,538

    0.3450

    161.9815

    $3,461

    0.3900

    231.2123

    $3,461 & over

    0.4900

    577.3662

    Member of a couple

    Weekly earnings(x) less than

    a

    b

    $517

    $557

    0.1900

    98.2712

    $620

    0.3150

    167.9202

    $711

    0.4150

    229.9952

    $775

    0.5527

    327.9740

    $803

    0.4727

    265.9002

    $1,282

    0.3477

    165.4435

    $1,538

    0.3450

    161.9815

    $3,461

    0.3900

    231.2123

    $3,461 & over

    0.4900

    577.3662

    Medicare levy parameters

     

    Old

    New

    Weekly earnings threshold

    620

    620

    Weekly earnings shade-in threshold

    730

    775

    Medicare levy family threshold

    46,000

    46,000

    Weekly family threshold divisor

    52

    52

    Additional child

    3,007

    3,156

    Shading out point multiplier

    0.1000

    0.1000

    Shading out point divisor

    0.0850

    0.0800

    Weekly levy adjustment factor

    620.7500

    620.7500

    Medicare levy

    0.0150

    0.0200

    Last modified: 01 Jul 2014QC 39432