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13.3.9.4 Payments where there is Shared Care of a child/ren

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13.3.9.4 Payments where there is Shared Care of a child/ren

For separated parents who share the care of their child, all benefits should be apportioned according to the tapered methodology adopted by the Department of Human Services for Family Tax Benefits payments, see Table below

Custody – Percentage of Care

 Shared Care Payment Percentage

Less than 35%

0 %

35% to 47%

25% plus 2% for each percentage point over 35%

48 % to 52%

50%

53% to 65 %

51% plus 2% for every percentage point over 53%

More than 65%

100%