Exempt Payments - Agreement with Spain

Exempt payments

Article 10 - Calculation of Australian Benefits - allows for the following Spanish benefits to be exempt from the income test when the person is paid under the Agreement outside Australia or when the person's rate is proportional under the legislation of Australia:

  • Spanish supplement to the minimum contributory social security pension,
  • Spanish family payment for dependent children of pensioners, and
  • Spanish non-contributory benefits discussed in

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 5 Spain

Last reviewed: 4 January 2016