Department of Human Services – Protected Earnings Amount 2018

Version
2018
Original Published Date
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 2018 PEA amounts applies to pay dates from 1 January 2018.

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Protected earnings amount (PEA) 2018 (DOCX) 153.89 KB 13 Dec 2017