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1.1.F.160 Foreign income (dependent YA)


For the purposes of parental means testing YA, foreign income includes:

  • any income amount earned, derived or received from sources outside Australia (1.1.A.320), OR
  • periodical payments or benefits by the way of gifts or allowances from a source outside Australia.

Note: Under the YA parental income test ( target foreign income (1.1.T.05) is assessed.

Act reference: SSAct section 10A(2)-'foreign income'

Policy reference: SS Guide Dependent YA - parental income test, 1.1.T.05 Target foreign income (dependant YA)

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