5.5.2.40 Single person under 22 years, no dependents, income $250 & under per fortnight
Summary
This topic shows the basic rate calculation using YA Calculator. The recipient is a job seeker under 22 years, living away from home, independent, in receipt of the maximum single rate of Commonwealth RA and has income per fortnight of:
- $180.00, from employment, and
- $10.00 from investments.
The following table shows the steps involved in the basic rate calculation. The rates and income test parameters used apply from 1 January 2022 and are shown in dollars per fortnight. Current rates can be found in the A guide to Australian Government payments booklet on the Services Australia website.
Step | Action | $ |
---|---|---|
1 |
Determine recipient's ordinary income (1.1.O.30):
RESULT: RECIPIENT'S ORDINARY INCOME |
180.00 |
2 |
Apply the personal income test to this amount:
RESULT: INCOME REDUCTION |
20.00 |
3 |
Determine the maximum payment rate:
RESULT: MAXIMUM PAYMENT RATE |
530.40 |
4 |
Subtract the income reduction from the maximum payment rate:
RESULT: RATE OF ALLOWANCE |
680.20 |
Note: If the recipient is eligible for any other rate add-ons, e.g. PhA, APWS, these amounts will be added to the maximum payment rate determined at step 3.
Policy reference: SS Guide 3.15.2 ES - qualification & payability