5.5.4.50 PPS, under age pension age, 2 children
Summary
This topic shows the rate calculation for a PPS (1.1.P.51) recipient using the PPS rate calculator. The recipient has 2 dependent children under the age of 8 and has income of $350 per fortnight. The recipient is under age pension age.
The following table shows the steps involved in the rate calculation. The rates and income test parameters are current as at 20 September 2021 and are shown in dollars per fortnight. Current rates can be found in the A guide to Australian Government payments booklet on the Services Australia website.
Step  Action  Rate ($) 

1 
Determine the MBR, without addons, using Module B. RESULT: MAXIMUM BASIC RATE 
837.40 
2 
Determine the amount of pension supplement using Module BA. RESULT 
24.40 
3 
Determine the amount of PhA using Module E RESULT 
6.20 
4 
Determine the amount of ES using Module BB RESULT 
12.00 
5 
Determine the maximum payment rate by adding together the previous 4 amounts.
RESULT: MAXIMUM PAYMENT RATE 
880.00 
6 
Determine the ordinary income (1.1.O.30) free area

243.80 
7 
Apply the personal income test using Module D:
RESULT: RECIPIENT INCOME REDUCTION 
106.20
42.48 
8 
Determine rate payable:
RESULT: RATE PAYABLE 
880.00 42.48 837.52 