Government welfare payments

The report will display information within a couple of days of receiving it from:

  • Centrelink
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA)
  • Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).

This information consists of:

  • taxable payments, including pensions and allowances
  • tax-exempt payments that can be used to calculate some tax offsets.

The information displayed includes details for:

  • item 1 – Salary or wages
  • item 5 – Australian Government allowances and payments
  • item 6 – Australian Government pensions and allowances
  • item T5 – Zone/overseas forces tax offset
  • item IT3 – Tax-free government pensions.

Emergency payments that are pre-filled are taxable payments, but are not mapped to a label because they may be declared at label 5 or 24, depending on the taxpayer's circumstances.

    Last modified: 08 Jul 2016QC 34683