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 $350 per fortnight. The recipient is under age pension age.
The following table shows the steps involved in the rate calculation. The rates and income test parameters used applied at 20 September 2019 and are shown in dollars per fortnight. Current rates can be obtained from the A guide to Australian Government payments booklet on the DHS website.
Step  Action  Rate ($) 

1 
Determine the MBR, without addons, using Module B. RESULT: MAXIMUM BASIC RATE 
756.80 
2 
Determine the amount of pension supplement using Module BA. RESULT 
23.90 
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 
798.90 
6 
Determine the ordinary income (1.1.O.30) free area

213.20 
7 
Apply the personal income test using Module D:
RESULT: RECIPIENT INCOME REDUCTION 
136.80
54.72 
8 
Determine rate payable:
RESULT: RATE PAYABLE 
798.90 54.72 744.18 