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1.1.Q.20 Quarantining (FTB Part B)


The FTB Part B return to work measure is also known as quarantining. Individuals who return to work (or start work) for the first time after the birth of a child or a child comes into their care, may be entitled to the maximum rate of FTB Part B for the period of the financial year before they returned to work provided they were not earning passive income in that period.

Act reference: FAAct section 3B Meaning of paid work and returns to paid work

Policy reference: FA Guide FTB Part B return to work, 1.1.P.55 Passive employment income

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