Wednesday 9 January 2008
The Child Support Register released a Notice pursuant to s 155 of the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 setting out the following amounts which will apply in relation to all child support periods beginning in the calendar year 2008:
a) the yearly equivalent of the relevant EAWE amount is $45,505.00
b) the relevant annual partnered rate of Social Security pension is, per person, $11,676.60
c) the relevant annual unpartnered rate of Social Security pension is $13,980.20, and
d) the amounts referred to in paragraph 39(2)(b) are as follows: The Standard Family Tax Benefit for a child who is under 13 years of age is $3,792.35 per year.The Standard Family Tax Benefit for a child who is between 13 and 15 years of age is $4,927.50 per year.The base rate of Family Tax Benefit is $1,222.75 per year.Additional amount for a relevant dependant child under 13 years of age is $2,570 per year.Additional amount for a relevant dependant child between 13 and 15 years of age is $3,705 per year.
e) the minimum annual rate of child support is $339.00.