Deeming rates in detail

Indexation to the deeming rate thresholds that apply to Centrelink’s assessment will apply from 1 July 2016

Deeming rates from 1 July 2016

Family Situation

Assets Threshold

Rate of Deemed Income

Single

$0 – $49,200

1.75%

Above $49,200

3.25%

Allowee Couple – per person (1)

$0 – $40,800

1.75%

Above $40,800

3.25%

Pensioner Couple – combined (2)

$0 – $81,600

1.75%

Above $81,600

3.25%

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