4.2.8 YA Means Tests & Limits

Introduction

This section covers a description of the income tests applying to YA recipients (1.1.D.100).

Tests & exemptions for dependent YA recipients

Dependent YA recipients are subject to a parental income test (1.1.P.40) and a personal income test (4.2.8.50).

While both tests are applied, the test that produces the lowest rate is used.

Tests & exemptions for independent YA recipients

Independent YA recipients are subject to the following tests:

  • personal assets test,
  • partner income test, and
  • personal income test.

In this section

This section contains the following topics:
Last reviewed: 4 January 2016