Main Content Anchor

Table 1 initial contributions table

Household type Work status Number of children Contribution free threshold gross income ($ per week) Maximum income threshold gross income* ($ per week)

Client contribution

Contribution payable on gross income ($ per week) above:

695 750 855 950 955 1030 1150 1220 1355 1410 1550 1690 1845 2010 2200

Couple

Both in
workforce

0

855

1180

-

- 555 650 760 1020 1090 - - -

-

-

-

-

-

1

1030

1355

-

-

-

- - 610 670 905 1010 - - -

-

-

-

2

1220

1515

-

-

-

-

-

- - 660 740 990 - - -

-

-

3

1550

1690

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

- -  630 720 - - -

4

1690

1880

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-  565 980 - -

5+

2010

2070

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-  1320 -

Couple

One in
workforce

0

855

1200

-

-

400 555 670 760 980 - - -

-

-

-

-

-

1

1030

1410

-

-

-

-

-  515 575 670 885 1010 - - -

-

-

2

1220

1550

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

410 565 650 740      

-

3

1550

1810

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

535 630       

4

1690

2015

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

410 885  1400 -

5+

2010

2200

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

970 1485

Single
person/
sole
parent

In
workforce

0

695

1040

545 750  760 855 1165 1275 - - -

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

855

1210

-

-

465 555 650 760 1020 - - - - - - - -

2

1030

1410

-

-

-

-

- 515 610 670 905 1010 - - - - -

3

1220

1610

-

-

-

-

-

-

-  565 660 740 990 - - - -

4

1410

1810

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

390 535 630  - - -

5+

1690

2010

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

410 565 980 -

Go back to the means test information page.