Dependant (Invalid & Carer) Tax Offset (DITCO)

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July 8, 2016
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July 8, 2016

DICTO is a non-refundable tax offset available to those who contribute to the maintenance of a dependent unable to work due to invalidity or carer obligations.

Eligible Dependant can be a taxpayers spouse, parent, child (aged 16 or over), brother or sister (aged 16 or over); taxpayer’s spouse’s parent, brother or sister (aged 16 or over); where the person receives a disability support pension or a special needs disability support pension or an invalidity service pension.

Please note dependant needs to be an Australian resident for the tax purpose unless they are taxpayer’s child or spouse.
If your Adjusted Taxable Income (ATI) is in excess of $282, then your dependant tax offset would reduce by $1 for every $4 the ATI exceeds that threshold.

Contact us today on 1300 300 106 to find out if you are eligible for DICTO and our Cranbourne Tax Accountant and Cranbourne Tax Agent Services.