A Bill introduced an income asset test for carer allowance from 20th September 2018 has received royal assent on 29th June 2018.
The income test is fixed limit with the amount being a non-indexed of $250,000 for single and partnered households. The income test is based on adjustable taxable income and includes deemed income from account based pension where the recipient is aged 60 or over.

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