Wake Up Call: Change day for minimum wage, tax, child support

Staff reporters
Thu, 01 Apr 2021

The minimum wage rises today from $18.80 to $20 an hour.
The minimum wage rises today from $18.80 to $20 an hour.
Staff reporters
Thu, 01 Apr 2021
Summary Today sees the start of new regimes, regulations and initiatives including child support changes that make employers deduct from liable parents’ wages, a boost to the minimum wage and a higher tax rate for those on more than $180,000.Child support changes Changes to child support rules come into effect today, with liable parents now having compulsory deductions made from their pay, to prevent child support liability and penalties from building up. The bill also introduces a four-year time bar on the reassessment of child supp...

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