Are you able to claim a tax refund on Centrelink payments

Dean made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Human Services

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From: Dean


Dear Department of Human Services,
I am asking today if you can claim a tax refund on Centrelink payments at the end of the financial year? As a tax payer I believe I have the right to know.

Yours faithfully,


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Hi Dean,

Your question should be directed to the Australian Taxation Office.


FOI Practitioner
Employment Law and Freedom of Information Branch, Legal Services Division
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