1.1.E.30 Entitlement (FTB, CCS, ACCS)

Definition: FTB

For the purposes of FTB, an individual (1.1.I.90) may be entitled to be paid a FTB where a claim is made that meets the eligibility requirements for an amount of FTB to be paid as determined by the Secretary over the relevant income year.

Act reference: FA(Admin)Act section 16 Determination of instalment entitlement claim, section 17 Determination of past period entitlement claim

Definition: CCS

An individual can be entitled to CCS if they are eligible for CCS for a child. For the purposes of CCS, entitlement is determined by 3 factors:

  • the individual's and their partner's (1.1.P.30), if they have one, combined annual ATI (1.1.A.20) (3.5.1),
  • activity levels of the individual and their partner, if they have one (3.5.2),
  • the type of child care service used, and whether the child attends school (3.5.3).

For the method for calculating CCS see 3.5.4.

Act reference: FAAct Schedule 2 Amounts of CCS and ACCS

Policy reference: FA Guide 3.5 CCS Entitlement

Definition: ACCS

An individual can be entitled to ACCS if they are eligible for CCS for a child and are eligible for either:

  • ACCS (child wellbeing),
  • ACCS (grandparent),
  • ACCS (temporary financial hardship),
  • ACCS (transition to work).

An approved provider (1.1.A.90) can be entitled to ACCS (child wellbeing) for a child if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Act reference: FAAct Schedule 2 Amounts of CCS and ACCS

Policy reference: FA Guide 3.5 CCS Entitlement

Last reviewed: 2 July 2018