Low and middle earners up to $126,000 to receive immediate tax relief of up to $1080

Lyne MP David Gillespie
Lyne MP David Gillespie

About 50,000 low and middle income earners in our electorate will start to receive immediate tax relief from this week.

The Coalition government has delivered on its promise to build a better tax system and provide more tax relief. This will ensure low and middle income earners will keep more of what they earn in their pockets. This will ultimately boost household consumption which will be good for the overall economy.

Those earning up to $126,000 will receive up to $1 080, and dual income couples will receive up to $2,160. The tax package provides a further $158 billion in tax relief, building on the already legislated Personal Income Tax Plan we announced in the 2018-19 Budget.

The government has also locked in the benefits of low and middle income tax relief by increasing the top threshold of the 19 cents in the dollar tax bracket from $41,000 to $45,000 and by increasing the low income tax offset from $645 to $700 in 2022-23.

In combination with the legislated removal of the 37 per cent tax bracket in 2024-25, the government is delivering structural reform to the tax system by reducing the 32.5 cents in the dollar tax rate to 30 cents in the dollar.

Together, these tax relief measures will create a flatter and better tax system that will improve incentives for those working hard in our area. It will also ensure 94 per cent of Australians will face a marginal tax rate no higher than 30 cents in the dollar in 2024-25.

Australians voiced their loud and clear support for our comprehensive tax package at the election. They supported a tax system that rewards aspiration and encourages effort, and we have delivered it. Lower taxes are part of our plan for a stronger economy.

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