23 Apr 1212 PAYG variation – low income minors where no TFN or ABN provided
The ATO has made a legislative determination which varies to nil the amount of withholding required by a payer under the PAYG withholding system for low income minors who do not provide their TFN or ABN: Legislative Instrument F2012L00884; registered 18 April 2012.
The instrument provides a variation to the amount of withholding required from payments made on or after 1st July 2012. It removes the requirement that a minor quote his or her TFN or ABN when earnings are below the tax-free threshold. The thresholds quoted in the instrument reflect the personal income tax thresholds that apply from 1 July 2012.
The instrument commences on the day after registration.