Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
This section applies if a lump sum of any of these categories of social security payments becomes due to you because of your partner ' s death.
|Category of social security payment|
|Parenting payment (benefit PP (partnered))|
A reference in this table to jobseeker payment or youth allowance includes a reference to farm household allowance under the Farm Household Support Act 2014 (see Part 5 of that Act).
S 52-30(1) will be amended by No 26 of 2018, s 3 and Sch 7 item 5, by omitting
from the table, effective 1 January 2022. No 26 of 2018, s 3 and Sch 7 item 70 contains the following saving provision:
70 Saving provision
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
Despite the amendments made by this Schedule, item 22.1 of the table in section 52-10 and sections 52-15 and 52-30 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment of partner allowance under Part 2.15A of the Social Security Act 1991 before, on or after that commencement.
The total of the following are exempt up to the *tax-free amount:
(a) the lump sum payment;
(b) all other payments that become due to you under the Social Security Act 1991 during the bereavement lump sum period.
This is how to work out the tax-free amount : Method statement
Work out the payments under the Social Security Act 1991 that would have become due to you during the bereavement lump sum period if:
Work out how much of those payments would have been exempt in those circumstances.
Work out the payments under the Social Security Act 1991 that would have become due to your partner during the bereavement lump sum period if your partner had not died, even if the payments would not have been exempt.
Total the payments worked out at Steps 2 and 3: the result is the tax-free amount .
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