FBT rates and threshholds for the 2021/22 FBT year

Taxation 9 April 2021

The ATO has updated its webpage containing the fringe benefits tax ('FBT') rates and thresholds for the 2017/18 to 2021/22 FBT years.

Two amounts that were not previously announced for the 2021/22 FBT year are:

q   the FBT record keeping exemption is $8,923 (up from $8,853 for the 2020/21 FBT year); and

q   the statutory or benchmark interest rate is 4.52% (down from 4.80% for the 2020/21 FBT year).

The ATO also separately released two taxation determinations setting out further rates and thresholds for the FBT year commencing on 1 April 2021, being:

n    Motor vehicle (other than a car) — cents per kilometre rate; and

n    Reasonable food and drink amounts for employees living away from home.

Editor: Please contact our office if you need more information about these rates or FBT in general.