CentreLink's ATI is the total of:

  • taxable income
  • foreign income
  • tax-exempt foreign income
  • total net investment losses - rental, or financial instruments (bonds, stocks, etc.)
  • reportable fringe benefits
  • reportable superannuation contributions
  • certain tax free pensions or benefits, 
    • includes disability support pension + carer payment + wife pension
    • does not include family tax benefit + cild care benefit & rebate & subsidy + additional child care subsidy + carer allowance
  • and superannuation income stream benefits, including both taxable and non-taxable components

If you have a partner, their income can also affect your adjusted taxable income.


LESS child support payments if you seek the following benefits:

  • family assisitance
  • low income supplmements






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