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Centrelink income unit

Identifying and definitional attributes

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Synonymous names:Help on this termCentrelink income unit
METeOR identifier:Help on this term287067
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 11/04/2005
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An income unit is the base unit that is used to calculate a Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA) entitlement amount. It consists of a person and:

(a) any other person treated as their current partner under the Social Security Act 1991

(b) any other person for whom either them, or their partner, receives Family Tax Benefit.

Specialisation of:Help on this termPerson/group of persons

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

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Census of Income Support Customers

Relational attributes

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See also Income unit Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

See also Income unit Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017, Community Services (retired), Standard 31/08/2007

Data Element Concepts implementing this Object Class:Help on this term

Centrelink income unit—Commonwealth Rent Assistance amount Housing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005

Centrelink income unit—income unit type Housing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005

Centrelink income unit—rent deduction flag Housing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005

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