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1.1.A.30 Adjustment payment (FTB)

Definition

For the purposes of FTB, an adjustment payment can be made for an instalment period (1.1.I.100) of less than 14 days. An adjustment payment may be made:

  • for the first instalment of FTB, or
  • if eligibility has ceased and FTB has been cancelled, or
  • if the applicant has changed their FTB delivery day (1.1.P.73).

Act reference: FA(Admin)Act section 23 Payment of FTB by instalment

Policy reference: FA Guide 4.3 FTB payment options, 4.3.2 Payment cycles for FTB instalments

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