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Maternity Pay Income Test Q
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Posted 15 February 2017 - 12:14 PM
We are expecting our first baby late April, my company doesn't have a maternity policy and we're hoping we'd be eligible for the government parental leave scheme.
Ii have yet to still do my tax return from 2015/2016, but will my income means test for parental leave be based on this?.
Only reason i ask is my income situation has significantly changed for 2016/2017 so not sure which year they'll use to assess eligibility.
Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!.
Thanks in advance!
Posted 15 February 2017 - 12:15 PM
Generally it is the financial year before baby is born. So 15/16 for a baby born in 16/17.
Posted 15 February 2017 - 01:07 PM
It's the previous full financial year prior to birth so if Bub is due April it will be the 15/16 FY
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