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Service Pension Income & Assets Limit

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LIMITS EFFECTIVE 1 JULY 1999    
     

Ordinary/Adjusted Income Free Area

   
Not a Member of a Couple $102.00  
Partnered - Combined $180.00  
Illness Separated - Combined $180.00  
Additional Free Area per Dependent Child $24.00  
     

Adjusted Income before ISS Reduces

   
Not a Member of a Couple $584.60  
Partnered - Combined $906.00  
     

Income at which SP Ceases 

Basic Pension* Max. RA#
Not a Member of a Couple $835.60 $987.20
Partnered - Combined $1,397.20 $1,540.00
Illness Separated - Combined $823.60 $975.20
Ceiling Rate - Veteran Widows $824.80 $976.40
Ceiling Rate - Partnered $1,386.40 $1,529.20
*These increase with dependent children and/or rent  
#These increase with dependent children    
     

Adjusted Income at which ISS/DSS Age Pension Ceases

 
Not a Member of a Couple $824.80  
Partnered - Combined $1,386.40  
Adjusted Income is Ordinary Income plus foreign DP and War Widow’s Pension
^Cut-off rates are lower because PA is excluded when paid with DP and WWP
     

Income at which DVA Treatment Ceases (SP cases)

Partner (combined) Non-Partnered
No children $437.60 $251.00
1 child $490.00 $303.40
2 children $542.40 $355.80
(Except when the modified rules apply.)  For each additional child add $52.00  
     

Seniors Health Card Taxable Income Limit (effective 1 January 1999)

 
Not a Member of a Couple   $40,000.00
Partnered - Combined   $67,000.00
Illness Separated - Combined   $73,396.00
     

Assets Value Limit

Low limit High limit
Not a Member of a Couple $127,750 $219,250
Partnered - Combined $181,500 $273,000
Illness Separated - Combined $181,500 $273,000
     

Assets before ISS Reduces (No RA in payment)

Low limit High limit
Not a Member of a Couple $208,250 $299,750
Partnered - Combined $302,500 $394,000
     

Assets at which SP Ceases (No RA in payment)

Low limit High limit
Not a Member of a Couple $250,250 $341,750
Partnered - Combined $384,500 $476,000
     

Assets at which ISS/DSS Age Pension Ceases (excludes PA)

Low limit High limit
Not a Member of a Couple $248,250 $339,750
Partnered - Combined $383,000 $474,500
     

Assets at which DVA Treatment SP Ceases

Low limit High limit
Not a Member of a Couple $152,750 $244,250
1 child $157,500 $249,000
2 children $162,250 $253,750
3 children $167,000 $258,500
Partnered - Combined $224,500 $316,000
1 child $229,250 $320,750
2 children $234,000 $325,500
3 children $238,750 $330,250