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Types of Working for Families Tax Credits

There are four types of Working for Families Tax Credits. You may qualify for more than one type of tax credit. Find out about the different types and how to apply.

Family tax credit

Family tax credits are available for families with dependent children.

Find out more about family tax credit.

In-work tax credit

For families with dependent children who work the required hours each week.

Find out more about in-work tax credit.

Minimum family tax credit

Tops up the annual income (after tax) of a family with dependent children to $26,156.

Find out more about minimum family tax credit.

Parental tax credit

Parental tax credit is available for families with a new-born baby who don’t receive paid parental leave or a Work and Income benefit.

Find out more about parental tax credit.

Veterans and income

If you receive veteran's income, read about your entitlements here

Orphan's or unsupported child's benefit

If you receive a foster care allowance, orphan's benefit or unsupported child's benefit, for one or more children, read more about it here.

Applying for Working for Families Tax Credits

You can apply for Working for Families Tax Credits (WfFTC) at any time during the year. Find out how to apply and your payment options.