Salary sacrifice is an arrangement set up through your employer to increase your super (pdf | 168kb).
Low income superannuation contributions
In the 2010-11 Federal Budget, the government announced legislation for the low income
super contribution (LISC) which will provide a new super contribution tax refund of up
to $500 annually for low income earners from the 2012-13 financial year (pdf | 156kb).
First Super offers three types of insurance cover Death, Total & Permanent Disablement and income Protection (PDF | 435kb).
Increasing SG to 12%
From 1 July 2013 Superannuation Guarantee
(SG) legislation requires employers to begin
increasing SG contributions (pdf | 558kb).
Splitting your super with your spouse means you can both have superannuation to draw on when you retire. It allows non-working or low-income spouses to build up their own super (pdf |125kb).
A spouse super contribution is an after-tax payment that can be invested into a complying superannuation fund held in your spouse’s name. In other words you’re investing money into your spouse’s super account rather than your own (pdf | 124kb).
Super for Contractors
Under the superannuation guarantee an employee
includes a person engaged under a contract that is
wholly or principally for labour. This means that if you are a contractor you can be considered
to be an employee under the superannuation guarantee (pdf | 117kb).
Family Law & Superannuation
The superannuation splitting law treats superannuation as a different type of property. It lets separating couples value their superannuation and split superannuation payments, although this is not mandatory. Splitting does not convert it into a cash asset - it is still subject to superannuation laws. (PDF | 98kb)
Superannuation Information Kit
The Superannuation Information Request Form and the Superannuation Information Forms are the forms approved by the Principal Registrar to obtain information from the Trustee of an eligible superannuation plan. (PDF | 243kb)