On 25 May 2017 the Government announced a $2 billion a year Family Incomes Package, designed to assist low and middle income earners with young families and higher housing costs. The Package will make changes to tax thresholds, Working for Families and the Accommodation Supplement from 1 April 2018.
Pages Comprising this Information Release
There are ten pages comprising the Budget 2017 (14 July 2017) Information Release:
- Home - Budget 2017 Information Release
- Key Documents - Covering:
- Design of the Budget process
- Budget strategy
- Budget Ministers' briefings
- Budget Package Cabinet paper
- Cabinet minutes related to the Budget strategy and Budget Package Cabinet papers
- [This Page] Family Incomes Package - Released 28 July 2017.
- Care and Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlement - Released 28 July 2017.
- Youth Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) - Released 28 July 2017.
- Applied Examples of CBAx - Budget 2017 required cost benefit analyses for most Budget proposals.
- Other Papers Relating to Specific Portfolios:
See Information Withheld from Documents on the Budget 2017 Information Release home page, or the cover page in each PDF file, for an explanation of why deletions may have been made to some of these documents.
Documents on this page are the advice the Government received from the Treasury (and in many cases Ministry of Social Development and Inland Revenue) regarding the development of the Family Incomes Package. This includes reports and Cabinet papers covering the period from 5 September 2016 to 22 May 2017.
Related advice can be found on the Ministry of Social Development's website.