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Medicare rates

 

Medicare levy surcharge (singles) – year ending 30 June 2019
Income for surcharge purposes^ ($) Surcharge rate (%)
90,000 or less 0.00
90,001 – 105,000 1.00
105,001 – 140,000 1.25
More than 140,000 1.50
Medicare levy surcharge (families) – year ending 30 June 2019
Income for surcharge purposes^# ($) Surcharge rate (%)
180,000 or less 0.00
180,001 – 210,000 1.00
210,001 – 280,000 1.25
More than 280,000 1.50

^ Income for surcharge purposes includes, among other things, taxable income, reportable fringe benefits amounts, reportable superannuation contributions and net investment losses.

# The family income thresholds are increased by $1,500 for each dependent child after the first child.

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