newstart_allowance: Newstart allowance

Description Usage Arguments Source

View source: R/newstart_allowance.R

Description

Newstart allowance

Usage

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newstart_allowance(fortnightly_income = 0, annual_income = 0,
  has_partner = FALSE, partner_pensioner = FALSE, n_dependants = 0,
  nine_months = FALSE, isjspceoalfofcoahodeoc = FALSE,
  principal_carer = FALSE, fortnightly_partner_income = 0,
  annual_partner_income = 0, age = 22, fy.year = "2015-16",
  assets_value = 0, homeowner = FALSE, lower = 102, upper = 252,
  taper_lower = 0.5, taper_upper = 0.6, taper_principal_carer = 0.4,
  per = c("year", "fortnight"))

Arguments

fortnightly_income

'Ordinary income' received fortnightly within the meaning of s. 1068-G1 of the Social Security Act 1991.

annual_income

'Ordinary income' received annually.

has_partner

Does the individual have a partner?

partner_pensioner

Does the partner receive a pension?

n_dependants

How many dependant children does the individual have?

nine_months

If the person is over 60 years old, have they been receiving payments for over 9 continuous months?

isjspceoalfofcoahodeoc

Is the recipient a single job seeker principal carer, either of large family or foster child/ren, or who is a home or distance educator of child/ren?

principal_carer

Is the individual the parent with most of the day-to-day care of child. Defined in https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/enablers/principal-carer-rules-parenting-payment/41456.

fortnightly_partner_income

Partner's 'Ordinary income' received fortnightly.

annual_partner_income

Partner's Ordinary income' received annually.

age

The individual's age.

fy.year

Financial year. Default is "2015-16".

assets_value

Total value of household assets. Details can be found at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/enablers/assets/30621.

homeowner

Is the individual a homeowner?

lower

Lower bound for which reduction in payment occurs at rate taper_lower (taper_principal_carer for principal carers).

upper

Upper bound for which reduction in payment occurs at rate taper_lower. Lower bound for which reduction in payment occurs at rate taper_upper. Note that for principal carers there is no upper bound.

taper_lower

The amount at which the payment is reduced for each dollar earned between the lower and upper bounds for non-principal carers.

taper_upper

The amount at which the payment is reduced for each dollar earned above the upper bound for non-principal carers.

taper_principal_carer

The amount at which the payment is reduced for each dollar earned above the lower bound for principal carers.

per

Specifies the timeframe in which payments will be made. Can either take value "fortnight" or "annual".

Source

http://classic.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ssa1991186/s1068.html


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