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Tabled paper 1563


Tabled Papers for 8th Assembly 1997 - 2001; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




Tabledby Shane Stone


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Mr Wayne Maycock Correct Payments Individuals Non Business Australian Taxation Office PO Box 900 CANBERRA ACT 2608 We would appreciate it if you could return the completed application forms by 17 July 1998. M edicare Levy & HECs The beneficiary rebate only affects the income tax a person is liable to pay. However, the beneficiary rebate does not reduce a person's liability for Medicare levy or Higher Education Contributions (HECs). This means that approval to vary the tax instalments taken from wages paid from the ATSIC CDEP wages grant only applies to the income tax deducted from a participants pay. If the participant is also liable for Medicare levy, HECs, or both, then they should continue to have amounts deducted from their wage to cover their liability. In respect o f Medicare levy, participants who would be liable to Medicare levy would typically be those whose taxable income exceeds the Medicare levy low income thresholds. The thresholds for 1998/99 are: $253 per week (or $13,389 per annum) for individuals. $428 per week (or $22,594 per annum) for families. This threshold increases by $2,100 per year (or $40.38) with each dependant child or student. In respect of HECs, participants who have an accumulated HECs debt will still need to have HECs debt repayments deducted from their pay if: their wage is above the compulsory threshold for repayment of HECs; and they have not provided you with a Medicare Levy Variation Declaration. For 1998-99, the HECs compulsory threshold is $403.99 per week ($21,333 per annum). F u rth er information We will send out more detailed information and examples within the next few weeks. In the meantime enquiries should be directed to: