The Mature Age Worker Tax Offset (“MAWTO”) .. is set at a maximum of $500 for Australian resident workers over the age of 55 years at 30 June. As proposed in the 2014 Federal Budget, the mature age worker tax offset (MAWTO) is no longer available with effect from 1 July 2014. Amending legislation was passed by parliament in March 2015. Dec 03, 2015 · A tax benefit that is very important to people over the age of 55 years, is that of the mature age worker tax offset and the reason this benefit is valuable is because ot reduces your tax bill directly, as opposed to just reducing your taxable income.Author: Alex (AJ) Wilson.
Mar 24, 2015 · The mature age worker tax offset was calculated at 5 cents for each dollar of net income from working, up to $500. This applied up to $53,000 of net income from working, after which it was reduced by 5 cents for each dollar over the threshold. The Mature Age Worker Tax Offset (MAWTO) was an Australian Government earned income tax credit which intended to encourage older workers to prolong their time in the labour market. It was introduced on 1 July 2004 and was available for 10 years before it was repealed on 1 July 2014.
Mar 26, 2010 · Mature Age Worker Tax Offset – Ended. The offset was was originally introduced to encourage taxpayers to remain in the workforce. It was available to resident taxpayers, aged 55 years and over who had received ‘net income from working’. As part of the phasing out, from the 2012-13 year, you had to have been born before 1 July 1957 in order to qualify. To be eligible for the mature age worker tax offset you must: > be an Australian resident for tax purposes > be aged 55 years or more at the end of the income year, and > have received net income from working within the limits below. Note.