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Budget | 2015-16

Budget 2015-16
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Appendix F - Child care fee assistance

The table below shows Government fee assistance available to families using long day care in 2017-18 on a per child, per year basis.

Hours of care per week

Family Adjusted Taxable Income

10

20

30

40

50

$60,000 or less $4,332 $8,663 $12,995 $17,326 $21,658
$70,000 $4,259 $8,517 $12,776 $17,035 $21,294
$80,000 $4,089 $8,178 $12,267 $16,355 $20,444
$90,000 $3,919 $7,838 $11,757 $15,676 $19,595
$100,000 $3,749 $7,498 $11,247 $14,997 $18,746
$110,000 $3,579 $7,159 $10,738 $14,317 $17,896
$120,000 $3,409 $6,819 $10,228 $13,638 $17,047
$130,000 $3,240 $6,479 $9,719 $12,958 $16,198
$140,000 $3,070 $6,139 $9,209 $12,279 $15,348
$150,000 $2,900 $5,800 $8,699 $11,599 $14,499
$160,000 $2,730 $5,460 $8,190 $10,920 $13,650
$170,000 $2,560 $5,120 $7,680 $10,240 $12,800
$180,000 $2,548 $5,096 $7,644 $10,192 $12,740
$190,000 $2,548 $5,096 $7,644 $10,000 $10,000
$200,000 or more $2,548 $5,096 $7,644 $10,000 $10,000

Notes

- Lower threshold of $65,710 at 85 per cent

- Upper threshold of $170,710 at 50 per cent

- Annual fee cap of $10,000 applies to family incomes greater of $185,710 or more

- Fee cap of $11.55 applies which will affect subsidies received above this amount

- Assumes fee of $9.80 per hour in 2017-18

- Assumes 52 weeks per year