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6.1.3 Steps of calculation steps required to calculate an overpayment are as follows:

  • establish the dates of effect to be used
    i.e. the commencement date, the cessation date and any other variation dates
  • identify the "off" and "on" rates
    i.e. what was paid, what should have been paid
  • calculate the amount overpaid
    i.e. the difference between the "off" and "on" rates over the period of the overpayment
  • prepare a summary sheet.