Federal Budget 2019 What it means for you



Personal income tax

  • Increases in the low and middle income tax offset to apply in 2018-19.
  • Other tax benefits (tax rates/thresholds and low income tax offset changes) to commence in 2022-23 and later income years.

Business owners

  • Extension of the provision allowing small business to instantly write-off asset purchases.
  • Further consultation on Division 7A reform.


  • Work Test changes.
  • Spouse contributions.
  • Bring-forward of the NCC cap.
  • Tax relief for merging superannuation funds.
  • ECPI administration simplification.

Social Security

  • Energy Assistance Payment.

Aged care

  • Improving the quality, safety and accessibility of aged care services.

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