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Why do I have to pay the Medicare Levy Surcharge?

The Medicare Levy Surcharge is an additional charge imposed on Australian taxpayers who earn above a certain income threshold and do not have adequate private health insurance. Its purpose is to encourage individuals to take out private health cover and relieve some of the pressure on the public healthcare system (Medicare).