5.5.4.10 PPP, partner not a pensioner
Summary
This topic shows the rate calculation for a PPP (1.1.P.50) recipient, whose partner is not a pensioner, using the PPP Rate Calculator. The recipient's income is $162.00 per fortnight and the partner's income is $1,000.00 per fortnight.
The following table shows the steps involved in the rate calculation. The rates and income test parameters used applied at 20 March 2020 and are shown in dollars per fortnight. Current rates can be obtained from the A guide to Australian Government payments booklet on the Services Australia website.
Step  Action  Rate ($) 

1 
Determine the MBR, without addons, using Module C RESULT: MAXIMUM BASIC RATE 
510.80 
2 
Determine the amount of ES using Module DB RESULT 
7.90 
3 

518.70 
4  Apply the personal income test using Module D:
RESULT: RECIPIENT INCOME REDUCTION 
162.00
104.00
29.00 
5  Determine any partner income excess:
RESULT: PARTNER INCOME EXCESS 
1,000.00
994.00
6.00 
6  Determine partner income reduction:
RESULT: PARTNER INCOME REDUCTION 
3.60 
7 
RESULT: TOTAL INCOME REDUCTION 
32.60 
8 
Determine rate payable:
RESULT: RATE PAYABLE 
486.10 
Note: For recipients of age pension age, the pension supplement will be added to the maximum payment rate determined at step 3.