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How much bank interest can an aged pensioner earn before having to lodge a tax return. No other inputs, only pension ($17,201.00) and bank interest.

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If you are an aged pensioner, and single you can earn upto $32,279 (including pension) before you have to pay tax. In your case, you can $15,078 whether it be in interest or other income.

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If you are an aged pensioner, and single you can earn upto $32,279 (including pension) before you have to pay tax. In your case, you can $15,078 whether it be in interest or other income.