Every eligible employee receives a minimum super payment from their employer. But there are a number of ways you can top up your super, to boost your retirement savings further.
If your marginal tax rate is greater than 15%, there are some smart tax reasons for sacrificing some of your salary to super.
If you're on a lower income and contribute to super, the Australian government will chip in as well. Find out how much you could be eligible for.
Even a small contribution to your super can make a big difference over time.
Maximise the amount your employer contributes to your super.
Want to share the love? You can contribute to your spouse’s super too. You may even be eligible for a tax offset.
By getting a handle on the Australian Government’s caps, you’ll ensure you don’t get penalised for extra payments.
If you earn less than $37,000 a year the Australian Government may make a contribution to your super to a maximum of $500 through the Low Income Super Tax Offset (LISTO) to offset tax on contributions.