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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 1061ZZEYA

Refunding of payments

                   If:

                     (a)  a person pays an amount to the Commonwealth under this Division; and

                     (b)  the amount exceeds the sum of:

                              (i)  the amount required to discharge the total debt that the person owed to the Commonwealth under this Part; and

                             (ii)  the total amount of the person's primary tax debts (within the meaning of Part IIB of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 );

the Commonwealth must refund to the person an amount equal to that excess.

Note:          Interest is payable if the Commonwealth is late in paying requested refunds: see Part IIIA of the Taxation (Interest on Overpayments and Early Payments) Act 1983 .



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