188.8.131.52 DRA, eligible for JSP, income cut-off applies
This topic shows the rate calculation, using the DRA Rate Calculator, for a DRA claimant who is single, 28 years old with no children. The claimant's disaster affected income is $3,300 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.
Determine the claimant's maximum rate:
RESULT: CLAIMANT'S MAXIMUM RATE
Multiply the claimant's disaster affected income by 26:
RESULT: CLAIMANT'S ANNUALISED DISASTER AFFECTED INCOME
Multiply the average weekly income by 52. As at 1 January 2020, the average weekly income is $1,633.80.
RESULT: ANNUALISED AVERAGE WEEKLY INCOME
Apply the income cut-off test:
RESULT: INCOME CUT-OFF APPLIES