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  • Medicare levy calculator

    This calculator helps you estimate your Medicare levy. It includes any reductions or exemptions you are allowed.

    It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.

    For most taxpayers the Medicare levy is 2% of their taxable income.

    The Medicare levy surcharge applies to taxpayers on a higher income who don't have private health cover.

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    Information you need for this calculator

    • Your taxable income.
    • Your spouse's taxable income.
    • Whether you were eligible for a Medicare levy exemption and the number of days you were eligible.

    When you can't use this calculator

    You can't use this calculator if you:

    • had a spouse and they were eligible for the Seniors and pensioners tax offset (SAPTO)
    • received exempt foreign employment income
    • received a superannuation lump sum during the year and paid no tax on part or all of the amount.

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    The calculated results are based on the information you provided at the time of calculation. You should use these results as an estimate and for guidance purposes only.

    The exact amount of your Medicare levy can only be calculated upon lodgment of your income tax return.

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    Last modified: 01 Jul 2020QC 16846