The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia. Exempt Payments - Agreement with Spain

Exempt payments

Article 10 - Calculation of Australian Benefits - allows for the following Spanish benefits to be exempt from the income test when the person is paid under the Agreement outside Australia or when the person's rate is proportional under the legislation of Australia:

  • Spanish supplement to the minimum contributory social security pension,
  • Spanish family payment for dependent children of pensioners, and
  • Spanish non-contributory benefits discussed in

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 5 Spain

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