Medicare Levy Surcharge

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16 / Nov / 2009

What is the Medicare levy surcharge (MLS)?

Individuals and families on incomes above the MLS thresholds, who do not have private patient hospital cover pay MLS for any period during 2008-09 that they did not have this cover.

MLS is calculated at the rate of 1% of your taxable income. The MLS is in addition to the 1.5% Medicare levy.