Payments Exempt under the Agreement with the USA

Exempt payments

Article 10, paragraph 3 of the Agreement provides for benefits payable under the USA Supplementary Security Income program and other USA benefits of a similar character to be exempt from the income test applied to Australian benefits. These payments are usually income tested and not payable outside the USA.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 13 USA

Last reviewed: 9 November 2015