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4.3.3 Income from employment


This section contains information on the types of assessable income from employment or independent contracting and how it is assessed for pensioners of age pension age, for pensioners below age pension age and allowees.

Act reference: SSAct section 8 Income test definitions, section 1073AA Work bonus

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.1.15 Work bonus, 4.3 Ordinary income

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