6.1.2 Overpaid amount
6.1.2.1 — In general terms, the amount a pensioner has been overpaid is determined as follows:
Overpaid amount |
= |
total pension paid |
- |
actual entitlement due |
6.1.2.2 — Prior to 13 July 1999, this was calculated by first identifying the amount the pensioner was overpaid in each fortnight:
Fortnightly overpayment |
= |
fortnightly amount of pension paid |
- |
actual fortnightly pension due |
6.1.2.3 — From 13 July 1999, this is calculated by first identifying the amount the pensioner was overpaid on each day:
Daily overpayment |
= |
daily amount of pension paid |
- |
actual daily entitlement due |
6.1.2.4 — This amount is then multiplied by the number of fortnights, or days as applicable, in the overpayment period to give the total overpayment:
Total overpaid amount |
= |
fortnightly or daily overpayment |
x |
number of fortnights or days in overpayment period |
Source URL: https://clik.dva.gov.au/compensation-and-support-reference-library/overpayment-management-manual/ch-6-calculation/61-overview/612-overpaid-amount