Relevant Superannuation articles and tips
What happens to my super if I’m a temporary resident working in Australia?
Working in Australia means a percentage of your wage or salary must be put aside in a superannuation fund. But what happens if you’re only working in Australia on a temporary basis? Will you be unable to access this money until you retire, or can you access your super early?
How do super guarantee contributions work?
At present, employers must make super guarantee contributions for eligible employees worth 9.5 per cent of the employees’ pre-tax wages, up to a fixed limit.
Is superannuation paid on bonuses?
If you’re awarded a bonus from your employer, it might have an impact on the amount of superannuation you get.
How to make super contributions a habit in the time of COVID
Considering superannuation contributions? You’d be surprised just how much spare change you may have if you cut out some of life’s little luxuries.
What are non-concessional contributions to superannuation?
In addition to employer contributions, you may wish to add extra savings to super for a more comfortable retirement. Here’s what you need to know about non-concessional (after-tax) super payments to get started.
When should I rollover my super balance?
By rolling over super spread over several funds and consolidating them into a single account, you may save on fees and taxes.
What is a super re-contribution strategy?
By adopting a super re-contribution strategy whereby you withdraw super and then deposit it in the same or a different super fund later, you may save on tax.
Is superannuation payable on termination payments?
If you’re planning to switch jobs or your employment was terminated for any reason, it’s helpful to understand your rights before deciding on next steps. When it comes to whether your employer must pay superannuation on termination payments, the general answer is no.
Will you get superannuation contributions on workers compensation payments?
Generally, superannuation is not payable when you are on workers compensation. However, there are certain exceptions. Find out more.
What happens to your superannuation when you’re not working?
If you’ve become unemployed, you may be wondering what to do with your superannuation when you’re not working. You may still be able to grow your super.