NOTICE FOR PARENTS WITH A CHILD IN YEAR 4, 5 OR 6

Good Morning

In 2001 the government introduced the “First Child Tax Offset”.  This was one of the first types of baby bonuses introduced, but unlike todays Baby Bonus Schemes it was not given much media exposure and was confusing.  As a result many parents have missed out on claiming this entitlement.

The offset was introduced to compensate parents for reduced income that followed the arrival of a child born between 1 July 2001 and 30 June 2004. There is information on the ATO website, but like many entitlements it is difficult to understand.

The Tax office has now put a deadline on making a claim (this deadline has not been widely promoted), so we are attempting to let as many parents know about this before time runs out.

Parents who contact us will be given further information on what their entitlements may be and how they can claim it.  This information will be provided by us FREE of charge.

We understand that financially it is hard for parents with the continuous costs of raising children (uniform expense, school expense, outside sport activity costs, medical expenses etc.) and if parents are entitled to this money we believe they should receive it.

(Attached is the flyer is a PDF format.)

A5 Child Tax Offset Flyer

If you would like any other information please do not hesitate to call 02 9524 2744 or email childoffset@twelve.com.au.

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