Department of Human Services – Protected Earnings Amount 2019

Version: 

2019

Original Published Date: 

01/11/2018 - 12:45pm

Status: 

  • Current

Tax Category: 

  • Payroll

Resource Type: 

  • Statement of formula / rates and thresholds
  • Guides and instructions

Description: 

On 1 January each year, the Department of Human Services (DHS) Protected Earnings Amount (PEA) is adjusted to allow for increases in the cost of living. The PEA is a set minimum amount that must be left after tax and child support is deducted from a persons wage.

The 2019 PEA amounts applies to pay dates from 1 January 2019.

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