Check out the benefits of our pension

By: Sunsuper  09-Dec-2011
Keywords: Credit Union, Pension Fund, Website Access

Sunsuper offers two types of pensions:

A Workforce Pension - designed for members aged between preservation age but before the age of 65 who are still working.

A pension is ideal for a lot of people because:

  • you can receive regular income paid directly to your bank, building society or credit union account,
  • you can access your money if you need to,
  • you can choose from a range of investment options which you can vary with your changing needs,
  • you could benefit from favourable tax treatment,
  • you could benefit from favourable treatment for social security and Department of Veteran's Affairs (DVA) payments, and
  • you can nominate how much and to whom benefits are paid if you die.

A strong and reliable fund

Low fees

Award winning

SuperRatings has recognised Sunsuper as Pension Fund of The Year for the third year in a row. We were judged against 400 criteria including member services, website access and functionality, financial advice, fund governance, investment performance, and fees and were found to be the ‘best value for money’ fund for retirees! We were also awarded Money Magazine’s Fund of the Year for 2011.

Range of investment choices

Keywords: Credit Union, Pension Fund, Website Access

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Salary sacrifice

Lower tax rates on contributions You also pay just 15% tax on your contribution into your super account, making salary sacrifice one of the most a tax-effective ways to save for your retirement. Reduce your taxable income With some of your salary going into super, you’ll lower your taxable income and that could save you from paying higher rates of tax.


Standard cover

Sunsuper provides access to competitive insurance to help protect yourself, your family and your lifestyle if something happens to take away your earning power. Automatic insurance cover for Death and Total and Permanent Disability, provided you meet the eligibility criteria. Premiums deducted from your super, so they have no impact on your take-home pay. TPD and Income Protection cover than provided through standard insurance.


Government co-contribution

Amounts from eligible employment also includes some income of employees who think of themselves as being self-employed, such as those who run their business through a company and the company pays them salary or wages. You earned 10 per cent or more of your total income from running a business, or from eligible employment1 or a combination of both.


Make a contribution

In most cases, your employer can make standard, compulsory contributions (usually 9% of your ordinary times earnings) straight into your Sunsuper account. Don’t miss out on super tax breaks you may be eligible for as a self-employed person making contributions into super. Making your own payments into your super fund can make a big difference to your super balance.


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